4 to die, nine get life term over Shariatpur head-teacher murder
Published : Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 at 3:11 PM Count : 687
A tribunal in Dhaka has sentenced four persons to death for killing a head-teacher of a high school in Shariatpur's Sadar upazila.
Judge Md Monir Kamal of Dhaka Speedy Trial Traibunal-3 pronounced the verdict on Wednesday.
Nine accused in the case were also given life term imprisonment.
The condemned convicts are Nuruzzaman Khan, Jahangir Matbor, Julhash Matbor and Chan Miah. They are fined Tk 20,000 each.
Five other accused in the case were acquitted as their charges were not proved.
Victim Abdus Samad Azad was the head-teacher of Chikondi Saraf Ali High School. on January 15, 2010, he had been hacked to death by miscreants and some others sustained bullet injuries, the case statement said.
Later, a case has been lodged accusing the then chairman Halim Mollah and 29 others and 15-20 unknown persons.
Palong Police Station SI Shahidul Islam submitted chargesheet against 17 accused.