BANGLADESH: MAN EXECUTED IN SYLHET JAIL
March 2, 2011: Robi Munda, 60, from Habiganj, was executed in Sylhet Central Jail in Bangladesh for killing Nandalal Jhara with an axe in February 2000. Habiganj District and Sessions Judge AKM Ishtiaq Hossain sentenced Munda and his father Amar Singh Munda to death on September 24, 2003, the high court upholding the verdict. Munda's clemency petition was rejected on February 13, 2011.
Amar Singh died of old age complications, while in Sylhet jail, five years ago. (Sources: Daily Star, 04/03/2011)