Death upheld for 8 of 10 accused in schoolgirl rape-murder

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Death upheld for 8 of 10 accused in schoolgirl rape-murder

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:19 PM, 28 January 2020   Updated: 09:20 PM, 28 January 2020

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The High Court on Tuesday has upheld the death sentence of eight people out of 10 convicted in the murder case after raping schoolgirl Smriti Nath Seema in Lakshmipur. The other two accused have been sentenced to life imprisonment.

On Tuesday, a High Court bench comprised of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singh and Justice Md. Quamrul Hossain Mollah announced the verdict.

Earlier, the trial court had sentenced the10 accused to death.

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