A Mumbai court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the Keenan-Rueben murder case till May 5.

(From left) Deceased Reuben Fernandez and Keenan Santos along with their friend Avinash Solanki in happier times 

The court was earlier expected to pronounce the verdict in case that shocked Mumbai five years back today.

Keenan (24) and Reuben (29) were stabbed after a scuffle near a shop in suburban Andheri on October 20, 2011. The duo was attacked, leading to their death, when they tried to protect their female friends from the group of eve-teasers.

Police had later arrested Jitendra Rana, Sunil Bodh, Satish Dulhaj and Dipak Tival for the murder. Following a public outcry, the case was later transferred to the fast track court in Sewri.

A local court framed charges against four accused in October 2012 for murder, conspiracy and molestation.