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Four get death for killing Satkhira college student

| Updated: September 26, 2018 18:43:45

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A Satkhira court on Wednesday sentenced four people to death for killing a college student in 2016.

The condemned convicts are Ali Ahmed Shaon, son of Abdul Alim, Shahadat Hossain, son of Abdul Karim, Saju Sheikh, son of Rezaul Sheikh, and Nazmul Hossain of Debhata upazila. Of them, Saju and Shaon tried in absentia.

According to the prosecution, Goutam Sarker, a second-year student of Shimanto Degree College and son of Ganesh Sarker, a UP member of Mahadebnagar village in Sadar upazila, was killed after being abducted by the accused following the previous enmity on December 13, 2016.

The victim's father filed a case accusing six people on December 16, 2016.

Later, on April 18, 2017, police submitted charge-sheet against ten people, reports UNB.

After examining records and witnesses, Satkhira District and Session Judge Sadiqul Islam Talukder handed down the verdict and acquitted six others as allegations brought against them could not be proved.

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