BANGLADESH: MAN HANGED FOR KILLING POLICEMAN
July 19, 2011: a prisoner was hanged at Kashimpur central jail in Gazipur district north of Dhaka city, Bangladesh.
Hazrat Ali Bhuti, aged 34, and two of his associates were sentenced to death by Speedy Trial Tribunal of Dhaka for killing police inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Nazrul Islam on June 10, 2004
Bhuti and his two associates Liton Sarder and Abdul Qader stabbed Nazrul Islam to death while snatching away his valuables in Dhaka on July 26 in 2002.
Earlier, the Supreme Court had overturned his appeal. President Zillur Rahman also rejected his mercy petition.
Additional deputy commissioner Md Humaun Kabir, assistant police superintendent Abul Hossain and jail officials were present during the
Liton Sarder is now at Kashimpur jail while Abdul Qader is housed at Dhaka central jail. (Sources: Gulf Times, 20/07/2011)