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4 to die for schoolboy murder in Sylhet

সুনামগঞ্জের ছাতক উপজেলার চাঞ্চল্যকর স্কুলছাত্র শিশু ইমন হত্যা মামলায় বুধবার চারজনের মৃত্যুদণ্ডের আদেশ দিয়েছে আদালত। ছবি : ঢাকা ট্রিবিউন

The condemned convicts are Saleh Ahmed, Rafiq, Zayed and Sujon of Chhatrak uapzila in Sunamganj district. Of them, Saleh was tried in absentia.

The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each.

According to the prosecution, Mostafizur Rahman Imon, a Saudi expatriate and son of Zahur Ali of Batirkandi village in the upazila, was kidnapped by the convicts on March 27, 2015.

Later, the kidnappers killed him after being failed to realize ransom money. Victim’s father filed a case in this connection.

On April 8, 2015, police arrested Sujon from Kadamtoli Bus stand area in Dhaka after tracking his mobile phone. Following interrogation, police recovered a knife, skull and bones of Imon from a haor area in Batirkandi village.

On November 21, 2016, police submitted a chargesheet against seven people.

After examining the records and witnesses, Sylhet Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Rezaul Karim handed down the verdict.