6 to die for twin murder in Tangail
News Desk || risingbd.com
A Dhaka court sentenced six men to death in a case filed for killing retired Tangail school teacher Anil Kumar Das and his wife Kalpana Rani Das in 2017.
Judge Abu Jafar Md Qamruzzaman of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 announced the verdict on Sunday (September 13).
The convicts are Anil Kumar Das’s step brother Swapan Kumar Das, Jahidul Islam, Md Farhad, Moniruzzaman Bhuiyan, Manjurul Islam and Md Shyan Mia.
The judge also sentenced the accused to 7 years' imprisonment for concealing the bodies along with a fine of Tk 50,000 each.
On July 26, 2017, the convicts killed Anil and his wife Kalpana Rani at their home in Tangail's Rasulpur to swindle the property of the victim.
Police later found the bodies packed in sacks and left in the bathroom's safety tank.
Later, Anil's son Nirmal Kumar Das filed a case in this connection. On August 7, 2019, the court framed charges against the accused after the charge sheet in the murder case was submitted to the court on September 17, 2018.