BANGLADESH: FIVE PEOPLE SENTENCED TO DEATH
September 25, 2012: In Bangladesh, a Dhaka court sentenced five people including three brothers to death for killing a cloth trader in 2011.
The convicts are: Arif Bepari, Sharif Bepari, Sajib Bepari, Forhad Howlader and Sohel.
On October 23 in 2011, the convicts killed Nuruzzaman, the cloth trader, following a feud between them centring stealing of money from the slain's cloth shop.
Judge Mohammad Motahar Hossain of the Speedy Trial Tribunal Court in Dhaka handed down the verdict in presence of the convicts at a jam-packed courtroom.
According to the prosecution, all the convicts were the employees of the slain trader. (Sources: thedailystar.net, 25/09/2012)