3 to die for murder in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Sept 21: A local court on Wednesday sentenced three persons to death and four others to life-term imprisonment for killing a woman and her son in 2014.
The death row convicts are: Abul Hossain Master, 52, Habibur Rahman Habib, 42, and Abdur Razzak, 35.
The life-term convicts are- Abdullah Al Kafi, 22, Ruhul Amin, 30, Rustam Ali, 26, and Monirul Islam alias Monir, 23.
Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Anup Kumar also fined each convict Tk 10,000, in default to serve six months more in jail.
According to the prosecution, Aklima Begum, 45, of Deula Village in Bagmara Upazila of the district, was at loggerheads with her brother-in-law Abul Hossain. On November 24, 2014, Abul and the other convicts attacked Aklima's house and slaughtered the woman and her 25-year-old son Zahid Hasan.
A case was filed with Bagmara Police Station in this connection.
Inspector of Police Bureau of Investigation Alamgir Hossain submitted charge sheet on May 31, 2018.
After taking statements of 47 witnesses, the judge declared the verdict.