3 to die for killing van driver in Khulna
Published: 02:59 PM, 29 October 2020 Updated: 03:08 PM, 29 October 2020
A court has sentenced three accused to death in the murder case of van driver Rashedul Islam Gazi at Batiaghata in Khulna. Each of them has also been fined Tk50,000.
Khulna District and Sessions Judge Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury passed the order on Thursday afternoon.
The convicts are - Md Rabiul Islam, Bani Amin Sheikh and Md Shahidul Islam. All three were present in court when the verdict was announced.
Besides, each of them was sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment and fined Tk 20,000 for attempting to hide the body after the murder.
According to the case statement, Rashedul Islam Gazi left his home in Jaipur village of Batiaghata on August 19, 2019 and didn't return. Later on the morning of August 20, police recovered his headless body from the side of Amir Hamza's garden. Rashidul's father Halim Gazi filed a murder case accusing unnamed people with Batiaghata police station.
Police recovered Rashedul's head on the morning of August 21. After investigating the case, the police filed a chargesheet against the three people on January 14 this year.