Two to walk gallows for killing Natore AL leader
Published : Monday, 21 September, 2020 at 1:21 PM Count : 365
A Natore court has convicted two people and sentenced them to death over sensational Baraigram upazila unit Awami League leader Dr Aynal Haque Talukder murder case.
The court at the same time fined them Tk 10,000 each and accuitted the rest 11 people as their allegation are not proved.
The death awarded convicts are Md Torab and Shamim.
Natore Additional and Sessions Judge Md Saiful Islam Siddique handed down the verdict after 18 years.
According to the case statement, a group of BNP men attacked the chember of Aynal Haque, also a freedom fighter, on March 28, 2002. They beat him up and stabbed him.
He was rushed to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where the AL leader succumbed to his injuries the next day.
On March 31, his daughter-in-law Nazama Begum, wife of running municipal mayor KM Jakir Hossain, filed a urer case.