7-murder victims’ families for quick verdict execution

7-murder victims’ families for quick verdict execution

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Narayanganj, Aug 22 (- Expressing their satisfaction over the High Court verdict in the seven-murder cases, family members of the victims on Tuesday demanded its quick execution.Selina Islam Beauty, the wife of slain panel mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation Nazrul Islam, said, “We got justice. Now, we demand quick execution of the verdict.”
She, however, said they are in fear as the associates of Nur Hossain were not given death penalty.
Chandan Kumar’s daughter Sejuti Paul and son-in-law Bijoy Paul also echoed Beauty.
Meanwhile, many locals in Siddhirganj distributed sweetmeats following the verdict while Nur Hossain’s brother Nur Uddin said the High Court upheld the punishment because of the media.
Earlier in the day, an HC bench comprising Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam upheld the death sentence of 15 convicts and commuted the penalty of 11 others to life imprisonment in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.
The court also upheld various jail terms of nine others in the cases. – UNB

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