Two sentenced to life imprisonment, one to life in murder case

Two sentenced to life imprisonment, one to life in murder case
Two sentenced to life imprisonment, one to life in murder case

The court sentenced two accused to death and one to life imprisonment for killing motorcyclist Nazrul Islam by slitting his throat in Khoksa Upazila of Kushtia. At the same time each was fined Tk 20,000 and sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment in default.

Kushtia Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Judge Muhammad Tajul Islam announced the verdict on Sunday (September 4) at noon. The court acquitted Azim Sardar in this case as the charges were not proved. The matter was confirmed by the court’s public counsel (PP) Anup Kumar Nandy.

Those sentenced to death are Mojibar Sheikh (37), son of deceased Faiz Sheikh of Dhunchi village of Rajbari Sadar upazila and Fazlu (35), son of Tofazzel Ali of Milpara area of ​​Kushtia town. Khushi Begum (46) was also sentenced to life imprisonment in this case.

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.

According to court sources, on the morning of July 16, 2013, motorcyclist Nazrul Islam left home to carry passengers on rent. He went missing that afternoon. The next day, on July 17, around 1:00 p.m., the police recovered Nazrul’s headless body in a jute field in Uttar Shyampur village of Khoksa upazila. On July 18 of that year, Billal Sheikh, the elder brother of the victim, filed a case against the accused at Khoksa police station.

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.

He submitted an investigation report to the court on June 30, 2014 against the accused. At the end of the evidence in the case, he fixed the date of verdict on September 4. On the appointed date, the judge of the court orders the sentence of the accused in the case.


The article is in Bengali

Tags: sentenced life imprisonment life murder case

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