Three get death over Narsingdi woman murder, rape

Published: October 04, 2017 20:44:10 | Updated: October 24, 2017 08:04:54


A tribunal in Narsingdi sentenced three people to death on Wednesday for killing a woman after rape in 2015.

The convicts are Sultan Miah alias Jamai Sultan, 35, son of Hossain Ali, Shafiqul Islam Sharif, 32, son of Ali Hossain of Kishoreganj district, and Osman Goni, 34, son of Motalib of Shibpur upazila in Narsingdi district, reports UNB.

The court also sentenced them to seven years’ imprisonment on another count and fined Tk 100,000 to Sultan, in default, to suffer one year more in rigorous imprisonment while the others to Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer, three months more in rigorous imprisonment.

According to the prosecution, police recovered the body of Mahmuda Akter, 28, daughter of Billal Hossain of Nandail upazila in Mymensingh district, from Kalagachhia area in Shibpur upazila on February 2, 2015.

After investigation, police arrested three people. Later, they confessed to killing the woman after rape.

After examining the records and witnesses, Narsingdi Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal handed down the verdict.

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