BANGLADESH. 7 SENTENCED TO DEATH IN NARSINGDI MURDER CASE
March 17, 2008: the seven accused in the Narsingdi Seven Murder Case were given death sentences and fined Tk 10,000 each by Additional District and Session's Judge Court in Bangladesh. Narsingdi Additional District and Session's Judge of AKM Abul Kashem sentenced Dudu Miah, Fazlu member, Akhtaruzzaman Biru, Zahangir, Swapan, Shafiq and Shahid Miah to hang.
On May 17, 2007, the accused killed six people in a house at Juboraj Villa at Velanagar in Narsingdi during a robbery. The accused killed housekeeper Rayes Uddin, 52, his wife Salma Begum, 48, daughters Yuna, 28, and Sharna, 24, son Razib, 22, and adopted daughter Urmi, 8.
They stole Razib's mobile phone. The police recovered the bodies four days later.
The accused confessed to the murders. (Sources: New Nation, 18/03/2008)