18 January 2021 :
A Dhaka court on 17 January 2021 sentenced three people to death in the case filed over the murder of a woman and her son in Dhaka’s Kakrail area on 1 November 2017.
The death row convicts are Abdul Karim, the murdered woman’s husband, Karim’s second wife Sharmin Akter Mukta, and Mukta’s brother Md Al Amin Jonny.
Judge Md Rabiul Alam of Dhaka Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court delivered the verdict, with the accused present in court.
In addition to the capital punishment, the court fined all three of the accused Tk20,000 each.
On 1 November 2017, Shamshun Nahar Karim, 46, and her son Shaown, 17, an A Level student, were killed at their residence in the capital’s Kakrail area.
The following day, Shamsun Nahar’s brother Ashraf Ali filed a case against her husband Abdul Karim, his second wife Sharmin Mukta, Mukta’s brother Jonny, and others.
Ramna police station Inspector Ali Hossain, also the investigating officer of the case, filed a charge sheet against Abdul Karim, Sharmin Mukta, and Jonny on 16 July 2018.