Two life and one life in Kushtia murder case

Two life and one life in Kushtia murder case
Two life and one life in Kushtia murder case

A court in Kushtia has sentenced two to death and one to life imprisonment for killing motorcyclist Nazrul Islam alias Latif (30) in Khoksa upazila of Kushtia. Along with that, they have been fined 20,000 taka, and in default of payment they have been sentenced to one more year of rigorous imprisonment.

Kushtia Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Judge Muhammad Tajul Islam gave the verdict on Sunday afternoon. The matter was confirmed by the court’s public counsel (PP) Anup Kumar Nandy.

The convicts sentenced to life imprisonment are Mojibar Sheikh son of deceased Faiz Sheikh of Dhunchi village of Rajbari Sadar upazila and Fazlu son of Tofazzel Ali of Milpara area of ​​Kushtia town and convict Khushi Begum wife of Majnu Sheikh of North Shyampur village of Khoksa upazila of Kushtia town.

Khushi Begum, the accused who was sentenced to life imprisonment, was present in the court when the verdict was announced. Soon after the verdict was announced, he was sent to the district jail under police guard. Accused Fazlu and Mujibar who were sentenced to life imprisonment are absconding. The court acquitted Azim Sardar in this case as the charges were not proved.

According to court sources, on July 16, 2013, around 9:30 a.m., hired motorcycle driver Nazrul Islam left home to pick up passengers. The police recovered the body of Nazrul headless from a jute mill in Uttar Shyampur village of Khoksa upazila at around 1 pm on July 17, after he had been missing since that afternoon. The accused had pre-planned to steal Nazrul’s rented motorcycle and killed him by slitting his throat. The next day, on July 18, Billal Sheikh, elder brother of the deceased and son of Sajiruddin Sheikh of Kalukhali Upazila of Rajbari filed a complaint against the accused at Khoksa police station.

After the investigation of the case, the investigating officer filed an investigation report against the accused in the court on June 30, 2014. After that, the court fixed the date of verdict on September 4 after the evidence in this case. On the fixed date, the judge of the court ordered the punishment of the accused in the case.

PP Anup Kumar Nandi of the court said that the court has sentenced two to life imprisonment and one to life imprisonment as the motorcyclist Nazrul Islam was found guilty in the murder case. The court acquitted Azim, the other accused in this case, as the charges were not proved.

The article is in Bengali

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