Youth to go astray If not given exemplary punishment: Court
News Desk || risingbd.com
The brutality and cruelty of the accused in Rifat’s murder has also defeated the medieval style. If they are not given exemplary punishment, other youths will follow them and go on the path of destruction. These accused deserved the maximum punishment.
Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Barguna District and Session Judge Court came up with the observation while delivering verdict in the case on Wednesday (September 30).
The court sentenced six people including Rifat’s wife Aysha Siddika Minni to death penalty. They were fined Tk 50,000 each.
At the same time, four accused were acquitted as charges brought against them could not be proved.
The court said, “Aysha Siddika Minni took part in Rifat Sharif murder along with the other five. Alongside, all they six ensured the death of Rifat. For this, Minni wasting time in front of the college gate.”
“Minni was normal when the accused were taking Rifat to be killed. All these prove that Minni was involved in the murder plot. The murder happened as per her plan. That is why she has been awarded to be hanged,” the court said.