DHAKA: A Dhaka court has sentenced death penalty to a man and life term imprisonment to six people for killing a man while committing robbery at a house in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.
Judge Mamtaz Begum of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-2 passed the order on Thursday (February 1).
The death row convict is Khalil, 35. The lifers are- Akhter, 35, Rustom Ali Hawladar, 50, Jalaluddin, 45, Habib, 55, Sabuj, 27 and Moti, 35. After the verdict, all of them were sent to jail.
According to case statement, the convicts, who are all members of a robbery gang, tried to forcefully enter one Zahid Al Latif’s residence in city’s north Jatrabari area at night on Sep 30 in 2013. Zahid’s son Bakhtiar Mohammad Latif was shot and killed by the robbers at that time.
BDST: 1745 HRS, FEB 1, 2018