GAIBANDHA: A district court sentenced seven persons including former Jatiya Party MP Abdul Kader Khan death for killing Awami League MP Manjurul Islam Liton.
District and Sessions Judge Dilip Kumar Bhowmik delivered the verdict on Thursday (Nov 28) morning.
The main suspect Abdul Kader Khan is serving life term after the court sentenced him on June 11 in another case related to the murder.
Besides Kader, five other accused are in jail now. They are Kader’s aide Shamsuzzoha, chauffer Abdul Hannan, Mehedi Hasan, Shaheen Mia and Anwarul Islam Rana.
Another suspect, Chandan Kumar Roy, is on the run while the other one, Subal Chandra Roy, died in prison during trial.
On Dec 31 in 2016, unidentified assailants shot the ruling party MP from Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) constituency. He died an hour later at a hospital in Rangpur.
Kader, a retired army officer and the former MP from the same constituency, had masterminded the killing.
BDST: 1208 HRS, NOV 28, 2019