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4 to die for killing schoolboy in Sylhet

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A Sylhet court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to four people in a case filed for killing a schoolboy in Chatak upazila in Sunamganj district in 2015

Sylhet: A Sylhet court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to four people in a case filed for killing a schoolboy in Chatak upazila in Sunamganj district in 2015.

The death-row convicts are Saleh Ahmed, Rafiq, Zayed and Sujon of Chhatrak uapzila in Sunamganj district. Of them, Saleh was tried in absentia.

Sylhet Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Rezaul Karim handed down the verdict after examining the records and witnesses in the case.

The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each.

According to the case statement, Mostafizur Rahman Imon, a Saudi expatriate and son of Zahur Ali of Batirkandi village in the upazila, was kidnapped by the convicts on March 27, 2015.

Later, the kidnappers killed him after being failed to realize ransom money. Victim’s father filed a case in this connection.

On April 8, 2015, police arrested Sujon from Kadamtoli Bus stand area in Dhaka after tracking his mobile phone. Following interrogation, police recovered a knife, skull and bones of Imon from a haor area in Batirkandi village.

On November 21, 2016, police submitted a chargesheet against seven people.

 

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