4 get death, one 7 yrs' jail over Rupa murder
Published : Monday, 12 February, 2018 at 11:28 AM Count : 180
A Tangail court on Monday convicted four people and sentenced them to death in a case for killing college student Zakia Sultana Rupa after rape.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Judge Abul Mansur Miah in a crowded courtroom also awarded another person seven years' imprisonment.
The condemned convicts are : bus driver Habibur, 45, his assistant Shamim, 26, Akram, 35, and Jahangir, 19.
Rupa, 27, a student of Dhaka Ideal Law College, was gang raped and killed in a running bus on August 25, 2017, while returning Mymensingh from Bogra.
Police recovered her bloodstained body from Panchmail area of Madhupur upazila on that night.