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One to die for murder in Bagerhat


Bagerhat – A court here on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing a young girl in 2012.Condemned convict Azad Khan, 40, son of Dalil Khan of Khalishakhali village in Kachua upazila, was also fined Tk one lakh.According to the prosecution, Azad had developed an illicit relationship with the victim upon assurance of marrying herWhen the victim became pregnant, the convict strangled her to death after calling her out of home over mobile phone on February 21, 2012.Miarab Hossain, assistant sub-inspector of Kachua Police Station,filed a case with Kachua Police Station in this connection.
Later, police arrested Azad who gave his confessional statement under section 164 before the court.Police submitted chargesheet against Azad on February 7, 2012.After examining the records and witnesses, district Additional Sessions Judge Rezaul Karim handed down the verdict.


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