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Four to die for killing student in Cox’s Bazar

  • Our Correspondent
  • 1 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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Four to die for killing student in Cox’s Bazar

COX’S BAZAR: A court in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday sentenced four people to death and two others to life imprisonment for killing a university student at Sadar upazila in the district in 2016.

Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Ismail handed down the verdict around 11am.

The condemn convicts are Ramzan Ali, 25, Rezaul Karim, 21, Nurul Haque, 23 and Rubel, 19. And the lifers are Shaheen Uddin, 20, and Moni Alam, 19.

The court also fined them Tk 50,000 each, the court public prosecutor Advocate Faridul Alam confirmed the matter.

According to the prosecution, the convicts killed Zia Uddin, a student of Cox’s Bazar International University, at Masuakahli village on April 6 in 2016 for protesting their drug peddling.

Nurul Anwar, father of the victim, filed a case with Cox’s Bazar Sadar Model Police Station accusing nine people.

Police later submitted a charge-sheet against six people to the court after an investigation.