BANGLADESH: MAN GETS DEATH PENALTY FOR KILLING BUSINESSMAN
October 19, 2015: A Bogra court handed down death penalty to one Belal Hossain Bilu for hacking a businessman to death.
The convict was also sentenced with two years of rigorous imprisonment and fined Tk5,000 for concealing the body.Â
Other four people including Biluâ€™s wife and two sons were awarded with life term with a fine of TK10,000, in default of paying the fine.Â
They are Bilu's wife Nasima Begum, two sons â€“ Nadim Mia and Azim Mia, and their neighbor Raihan, son of Nurul islam.
Additional district and session's Judge Hafizur Rahman pronounced the verdict on Monday (October 19).
Among the convicts, Nasima and Raihan were on run.
They are convicted for murdering Shahidul Islam, son of Bahar Ali, and owner of a workshop in Shibbati Mosque Lane.
Shahidul disappeared on July 27, 2006, whose body was later found in a pond beside the house of the accused on the following August 1.
The victim's brother Shahinul Islam filed the case.Â Â (Sources: dhakatribune.com, 19/10/2015)