BANGLADESH: 13 TO WALK GALLOWS FOR KILLING IN GAZIPUR
April 23, 2018:
A Gazipur court sentenced 13 people to death for killing a man named Billal alias Bilu in Kaliganj upazila of the district. (Sources: risingbd.com, 23/04/2018)
Additional district and sessions judge md Fazle Elahi Bhuiyan of Court-1 passed the order on April 23 noon.
The court also fined them Tk 10,000 each.
Gazipur court assistant public prosecutor APP Mokbul Kajal said, the murdering took place in 1995. Among the condemned convicts, six people were tried in absentia.
According to the prosecution, the convicts killed Billal Hossain Bilu, a worker of National Jute Mills of Kaliganj. Later, victim's wife filed a murder case with Kaliganj police station.