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3 to die for killing elderly couple in Chuadanga

Chuadanga Correspondent

Published: 16:51, 2 April 2024

3 to die for killing elderly couple in Chuadanga

Photo: Collected

A Chuadanga court on Monday (1 April) sentenced three people to death for killing an elderly couple in 2022.

The condemned convicts are—Shahabul Haque, 24, son of Bazlur Rahman, Rajib hossain, 25, son of Pintu Rahman, Bidyut Ali, 23, son of Masud Ali of Alamdanga upazila.

Judge Masud Ali of the Chuadanga Additional District and Session Judge Court-2 handed down the punishment and fined Tk 20,000, each.

The court also sentenced Shakil Hossain, 23, son of Tahaz Uddin to two years imprisonment in the case.

According to the prosecution, the convicts entered into the house of Najir Mia, breaking open the door in a bid to loot valuables at Old Bazarpara in Alamdanga municipality area on September 23, 2022.

Najir and his wife Farida Khatun were asleep at the house at that time.

At one stage, they took Najir to the washroom of the house and slit his throat after tying his hands and legs with rope.

Later, they killed his wife inside the house in the same way.

On September 24, Dalia Parveen, daughter of the couple found the phone of her father switched off.

Later, she along with her husband went to the house and found the bodies of her parents, lying in a pool of blood.

On September 25, a case was filed in this connection.

Mohammad Shihab Uddin, sub-inspector of Chuadanga Detective Branch of police submitted the chargesheet against four people on January 31, 2023.