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6 sentenced to death for murdering couple after gang-rape in Narayanganj

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th June, 2022 02:09:03 PM
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Six people were sentenced to death for killing a couple after gang-rape in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj in 2009.

Judge Nazmul Haque Shyamal of Narayanganj Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal handed down the verdict on Monday.

The convicts are-- Sumon, Lokman, Shafiq, Sumon-2, Ariful and Jamal. Among them, Sumon, Lokman and Shafiq remained fugitive.

According to case statement, the accused picked up Khadija and her husband Abdur Rahman from the road at Debai village in Rupganj. They tied up her husband and gang-raped Khadija. Later, they killed them and threw them into a pond beside the road on August 11, 2009.

The bodies were recovered on August 16.

Later, the victims’ father filed a case in this regard.