BANGLADESH: TWO TO WALK GALLOWS FOR DOUBLE MURDER
November 22, 2016: Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 sentenced two peopleÂ to death for killing a woman and her domestic help in the cityâs Jatrabari area in 2015.
The condemned convicts are Mohammad Sayeed Hawlader, brother of the deceasedâs domestic help Kalpana Akhter, and his friend Mohammad RiazÂ Ali.
The tribunal also fined them Tk 20,000 each.
According to the prosecution, police recovered the two bodies ofÂ Rowshan Ara, wife of a former police official, and her domestic helpÂ Kalpana from the first floor of Babar Prasad Bhaban at Kolapotti inÂ Jatrabari area on March 24, 2015.
Mozammel Hossain, brother of the deceased Rowshan Ara, filed a murderÂ case against some unidentified people with Jatrabari police stationÂ on March 25.
Later, police submitted a charge-sheet against Sayeed and Riaz to aÂ court after an investigation.
After examining the records and witnesses, Judge Abdur Rahman SardarÂ of Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 handed down the verdict.Â (Sources: United News of Bangladesh, 22/11/2016)