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Nine to die for killing Rajshahi BCL leader

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Published: 13:26, 9 December 2021   Update: 13:52, 9 December 2021
Nine to die for killing Rajshahi BCL leader

A court in Rajshahi sentenced nine people to death and 22 more to life term imprisonment in a case filed for killing Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Rajshahi Court College unit leader Shahin Shah. 

Judge Shafiqul Islam of Rajshahi Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court handed down the verdict around 12:30 pm on Thursday (December 9).

Shahin was killed on August 28, 2013 in an attack launched by his political opponents. 

His brother Nahid Akter Nahan, a Jubo League leader, lodged a case with Rajpara police station the following day. 

Rajpara police station Assistant Sub-inspector Maniruzzaman, also the investigating officer of the case, submitted the charge sheet in the case against 31 people including then Ward 1 councillor Munsur Rahman.