6 get death for killing husband-wife after gang rape in Rupganj...

6 get death for killing husband-wife after gang rape in Rupganj

 Narayanganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:20 PM, 6 June 2022   Updated: 05:53 PM, 6 June 2022

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

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A court today has sentenced six people to death for killing husband and wife and disappearing their bodies after gang rape in Narayanganj.

Judge Nazmul Haque Shyamal of the District Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal handed over the verdict on Monday afternoon.

The death sentence awardees are — Sumon, Lokman, Shafiq, Sumon, Arif and Md. Jamal. Among them Sumon, Lokman and Shafiq are fugitives.

Court police inspector Asaduzzaman confirmed the information.

Referring to the case, Inspector Asaduzzaman said on the night of August 11, 2009, a woman named Khadija and her husband Abdur Rahman were abducted by the accused from the road. Then they tied her husband and raped Khadija. The accused later killed the two and dumped their bodies in a pond on the side of the road. The bodies of the husband and wife were recovered on August 16.

Inspector Asaduzzaman said Khadija’s father filed a case in that incident. After the testimony of 12 people in the court, 6 accused have been sentenced to death.