Four to die for killing man

24 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A court here on Thursday sentenced four people to death for killing a land businessman in Kamrangirchar area in 2013, reports UNB.

The convicts are-Swarna Akter Kakoli alias Nipa, Anwar Hossain Mollah, Md Sharif Matbbar alias Sharif and Ibrahim Khalil. Among them, Sharif and Khalil were tried in absentia.

According to the prosecution, Nipa and Sharif called Monir Hossain to their residence on April 17, 2013 in a planned way following previous enmity.

They strangled him to death with a pillow and slited his throat with a knife.

Later, the convicts sliced the body and threw those into the Buriganga River.

Monir’s first wife Hasina Begum identified the body after police recovered the body parts. Later, she filed a murder case on April 17 with Kamrangirchar Police Station.

On May 14, 2014, police submitted the chargesheet accussing four. Dhaka speedy trial tribunal-1 judge Md Abu Zafor Md Kamruzzaman handed down the verdict.