Two to die for killing minor girl

Two to die for killing minor girl


A court here yesterday sentenced two persons to death for killing a minor girl at Buhkaitala-Bandhobpara village under Mathbaria upazila of the district in 2014.The court also fined them Taka one lakh each.

The District and Session Judge M Golam Kibria, who is also the judge of Woman and Child Repression Control Tribunal, handed down the verdict.The convicts are—Mehedi Hasan, 22, and Sumon Juadder, 20, residents of the same area.The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicts strangulated Fatema Akhter Eti, 9, a student of class three, to death after violating her in the village on October 5, 2014, the court official said.After the incident, the victim’s father Fulmiah filed a case with Mathbaria Police Station against the duo.The Police, after completion of investigation, submitted charge sheet before the court against them.The judge after examining 14 witnesses and evidences found them guilty and pronounced the verdict in presence of them. -BSS, Pirojpur


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