A Kushtia court on Monday sentenced two people to death in a case filed over the killing of a van driver in Mirpur upazila of the district in 2015.
Judge of Additional District and Session Judge’s Court Md Towhidul Islam declared the verdict at 12:30pm on Monday.
The death row convicts are: Sontu Shekh (21) and Mahabul Islam (22).
Each of the convict will have to pay Tk 10,000 fine.
Nishan (14) came out of his home with his van on July 25, 2015. But he did not return home at night.Later, his relatives looked for him at different places but failed, the case statement added.
After a hectic search, police recovered the throat-slit body of Nishan in Bottola’s Kalabagan area of the upazila in the morning of the following day.
On that day, Enamul Mandal, father of Nishan, lodged a case with Mirpur Police Station in this regard.
After filing of the case, police arrested Sontu Sheikh and then Mahabul Islam.
Examining all records and witnesses, the court handed down the verdict in presence of the convicts.