Seven militants to die for Rangpur shrine caretaker killing in 2015

Published: March 18, 2018 14:07:46 | Updated: March 18, 2018 19:13:05


A Rangpur court has sentenced seven militants, including neo-JMB regional commander Masud Rana, to death for the 2015 murder of Kawnia shrine caretaker Rahmat Ali.

Neo-JMB leader Jahangir Alam aka Rajeeb Gandhi and five others have been acquitted.

The verdict was announced by Rangpur Special Judge Naresh Chandra Sarkar on Sunday, reports bdnews24.

Militants hacked Rahmat Ali, 60, the caretaker of the shrine at Choitar intersection in Kawnia Upazila’s Modhupur, and slit his throat on his way home on Nov 10, 2015.

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