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3 get death penalty for killing child Shoaib in N’ganj

 Narayanganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:00 PM, 30 November 2020   Updated: 05:01 PM, 30 November 2020

3 get death penalty for killing child Shoaib in N’ganj

3 get death penalty for killing child Shoaib in N’ganj

A court in Narayanganj today has sentenced three people to death and one to ten years in prison for killing five-year-old child Shoaib Hossain at Sonargaon in Narayanganj. Four people have been acquitted in the case.

Additional District and Sessions Judge (First) Judge Sheikh Razia Sultana handed over the verdict in the presence of the accused on Monday afternoon. 

The convicts are – Jasim Uddin, Raju Mia and Fazal Haque. Nasir Uddin was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The court acquitted Rina, Mosharraf Hossain, Abdur Rahim and Abdus Salam in the case.

“Shoaib Hossain, a first-grade student of Shantinagar Darunnajat Noorani Madrasa in Sonargaon Upazila, went missing on 20 February 2013. Six days after his disappearance, police recovered his decapitated and charred body from the side of a building under construction in the same area,” said the state lawyer Abdur Rahim.  

Nazmul Hossain Masum, the father of child Shoaib, filed a murder case against 13 people including Mosharraf Hossain, Raju Mia, Fazal Haque, Jasim Uddin, Shirsatali, Nasir Uddin, Ali Ahmed and Rina Begum with Sonargaon police station on the charge of murder after abducting his son.

Police arrested Mosharraf Hossain, Raju Mia, Nasir Uddin, Fazal Mia, Sirastali and Ali Ahmed in the case, the state lawyer said. “The accused later pleaded guilty to murder after abducting child Shoaib and testified under Section 164 in the court of Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Chandni Rupam.”

“They testified that Shoaib Hossain was slit throated first being abducted due to a dispute over a woman. Later, they cut off different parts of the body and burned his whole body with acid,” he added.

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