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5 sentenced to death for killing businessman in Gazipur


A court here today sentenced five people to death and one to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in Gazipur in 2008.District and Sessions Judge AKM Enamul Haque pronounced the verdict.
According to court officials the convicts, who have been awarded capital punishment are M Yakub Ali, 35, M Hannan alias Hannu, 36, Delwar Hossain Delu, 36, M Monir, 33, and M Iqbal Hossain, 33, residents of Dirasram area in the city. The other convict is M Masud.
The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicted persons beaten and strangulated to death a businessman M Abu Sayed over previous enmity in Dirasram Rail Station area at night on June 17, 2008.
After the incident, victim’s father Nurul Islam filed a murder case with Joydebpur Thana.
Police, after investigation, submitted chargesheet against the six people with the court on September 7, 2009.
Later, the judge examining 13 witnesses and relevant evidences announced the judgment.


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