BANGLADESH: CONDEMNED CONVICT HANGED AT KASHIMPUR JAIL FOR MURDER
November 3, 2020:
A condemned convict was hanged on 1st November 2020 night at Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur for killing his pregnant wife and two-year-old daughter in 2006. (Sources: UNB, 02/11/2020)
Senior Jail Super Abdul Jalil Roy said Abdul Gafur, 48, son of Shamsul Haque of Ramgati upazila in Laxmipur district, was executed around 11:55 pm.
Gazipur Additional District Magistrate Abul Kalam Azad, Civil Surgeon Dr Mohammad Khairuzzaman were present during the execution.
On 8 October 2006, a case was filed against Gafur for killing his five-month pregnant wife and two-year-old daughter over family feud at Ramgati in Laxmipur district.
On 28 April 2008, Laxmipur Additional District and Sessions Judge sentenced him to death.