A Khulna court has handed down a death sentence to four people for murdering a grocery store employee in Rupsha in 2018.
District and Sessions Judge Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury passed the verdict on Wednesday, reports bdnews24.com.
However, two other suspects in the case were acquitted due to a lack of evidence tying them to the crime, according to Public Prosecutor Enamul Haque.
The recipients of capital punishment are Bony Amin Sikder, 20, Rahim Sheikh, 22, Raju Sikder, 20, and Nuhu Sheikh, 27, all from Rupsha's Alaipur.
According to the case dossier, the victim, Musa Sikder, 16, was a madrasa student who also worked in a grocery shop alongside his studies. On Sept 19, 2018, Musa became embroiled in a dispute with the convicts over payment for food which subsequently turned into violennce. His body was found floating on a river the next day.