BANGLADESH: GAZIPUR COURT ORDERS DEATH SENTENCE FOR FIVE PERSONS IN 2008 MURDER
September 3, 2016: A Gazipur court found six people guilty in the 2008 murder of a man at the districtâ€™s Joydebpur.
In its verdict, the court of District and Sessions Judge awarded the death penalty to five persons and life sentence for another.
The convicts have been also fined by Tk 10,000 each.
Public Prosecutor Md Harichh Uddin Ahmed said 42-year-old Abu Sayeed, who was a contractor, was strangled to death on the night of June 17, 2008 at Joydebpurâ€™s Dhirasram neighbourhood. (Sources: bdnews24.com, 04/09/2016)