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POST TIME: 21 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Three to die for murder in 2 districts
UNB, Pabna, Khagrachhari

Three to die for murder in 2 districts

Three people were sentenced to death for murder in Pabna and Khagrachhari yesterday.

In Pabna, a tribunal yesterday sentenced two men to death for the rape and murder of a garment worker in Sujanagar upazila in 2012.

The convicts are Azim Uddin, 45, son of Nizam Uddin of Bangram in Sujanagar; and his friend Iqbal Hossain, 44, son of late Anwar of Dhaka’s Nabinagar.

Pabna Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal also fined them Tk 1 lakh each.

According to the prosecution, Kakoli Khatun, 30, daughter Jalil Sardar of Rajbari district, was brought to Sujanagar on September 4, 2012 by Iqbal and his friend Azim with promises of marriage.

She was instead taken to a nursery instead where she was raped and strangulated by the two men.

On information, police recovered the body. A case was later filed in this connection.

In Khagrachhari, a court yesterday sentenced a man to capital punishment for killing his father five years back.

District and Sessions Judge Md Alamgir Hasan pronounced the verdict against Erfan Ali, 29, hailed from Bagan Tila area of Ramgargh upazila.

According to the prosecution, addicted Erfan hacked his father Josim Uddin to death at their residence over family feud on February 24, 2014. Anowara Begum, mother of Erfan, filed a case accusing him with Ramgarh police station. Police pressed the charge sheet on August 31 in the same year.