Two get death for ASI Humayun murder

Published: June 03, 2017 10:01:16 | Updated: October 24, 2017 09:09:17


A speedy trial tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced two people, including a woman, to death for killing an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Mirpur Model Police Station in 2013.Judge Abdur Rahman of speedy trial tribunal-4 handed down the verdict in the morning.
The convicted are - Rahima Sultana Rumi, wife of slain ASI Humayun Kabir, and Rafa-e-Misty, reports UNB.
The court also sentenced Riya, wife of Rafa to lifetime imprisonment and fined Tk 20,000 to her, in default, she has to serve one more year at jail.
Among the convicted, Rafa and Riya remained absconding.
According to prosecution, Rumi with the help of Rafa and Riya injected poison to her husband Humayun and strangulated him to death at their house on December 14, 2013 over family dispute.
On the following day, victim's brother Bazlur Rahman filed a case against them with Mirpur Model Police Station.
Rumi gave confessional statement before the court.
The court gave verdict after examining all records and deposition of nine witnesses among 14.

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