Court sentences two to die for murder in Gazipur

Published: October 31, 2017 15:46:34 | Updated: October 31, 2017 22:51:50


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A Gazipur court on Tuesday sentenced two men to death for killing a workshop mason in Kapasia upazila in 2016.

The convicts are Md Shakil, son of Md Mostafa, and Sanjiban Chandra Monidas, residents of Torgaon Madhyapara village of the upazila.

The court also fined the two convicts Tk 10,000. They were also given five years in prison and Tk 2,000 over another charge, a news agency reported.

According to the prosecution, Ujjal Chandra Monidas, son of Arjan Chandra Das, also mason of a grill workshop, a resident of the same village, had gone missing on November 17 after he went out from his house.

After two days, police recovered his body as unidentified from Shitalakshya River.

Later, his family members identified his body.

A case was filed against three people mentioning names of two convicted on November 19.

The verdict was announced by the Gazipur District and Sessions Judge’s Court on Tuesday.

After examining all the records and witnesses, A K M Enamul Haque, district and sessions judge of Gazipur court handed down the verdict acquitting another accused Bhobotosh Mallick.

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