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5 to die for rape, double murder in Khulna

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-07-16 6:31:08 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-07-18 11:12:45 AM

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: A tribunal here on Tuesday sentenced five people to death for killing a female private bank official after gang-rape and her father in 2015.

Judge of Khulna Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 Mohammad Mohiduzzaman delivered the verdict.

The death row convicts are Saiful Islam Pitil, 30, Shariful, 27, Mohamamd Liton, 28, Abu Syed, 25, and Azizur Rahman Palash, 26, of Labanchhara in the city.

Of them, Shariful has remained absconding since the murder.

According to the prosecution, the convicts used to stalk Parvin Sultana, 29, a former official of a private bank and daughter of Elias Ali of Buro Moulvir Darga in the city, on her way to home from the bank.

On September 18, 2015, the convicts swooped on the house of Parvin, breaking open the door and strangulated Elias to death. Later, they entered the room of Parvin and killed her after violating her in turns.

They also looted valuables from the house and dumped the bodies into the septic tank of the house before leaving.

Rezaul Alam Chowdhury, brother of the victim, filed two cases with Labanchhara Police Station on September 19.

Police submitted chargesheet against five people in 2016 in the two cases.

After examining records and 22 witnesses, Judge Mohammad Mohiduzzaman handed down the verdict.


risingbd/Khulna/July 16, 2019/Muhammad Nuruzzaman/AI