23 April 2024 :

A Chattogram court on April 18, 2024 awarded death penalty to two men for killing three members of a family in city's Biyazid Bostami Thana area 19 years ago. 
The First Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Kamal Hossain Sikdar delivered the verdict on April 18 in presence of the convicted persons.
The convicts are Abul Kashem alias Jamai Kashem and Yousuf alias Biatta.
Yousuf hailed from Baluchara area under Biyazid Bostami Thana in the city. 
According to the prosecution, the convicted persons shot to kill their neighbor Manowara Begum and her two brothers Alamgir and Saiful Islam over previous enmity for land dispute at night of city's Baluchara area, under Bayazid Thana on June 29 in 2004. 
On June 30 in 2004, victim Saiful's wife Aysha Akter Shilpi filed a murder case with Biyazid Thana against four persons.
Later, the accused Gittu Nasir and Foiz Munna were killed by cross fire.
Police submitted charge sheet on February 7 in 2005 against two persons while the court framed charges against them on July 5 in 2007. 
The court pronounced the verdict after examining 13 prosecution witnesses out of 22 in presence of the convicted persons.
The court also imposed penalty Taka two lakh as fine to them.


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