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MP Liton killing: Verdict in arms case Tuesday

District Correspondent |
Update: 2019-06-11 10:43:05 AM
MP Liton killing: Verdict in arms case Tuesday

GAIBANDHA:  The judgement of an arms case filed over the murder of ruling AL lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency Manzurul Islam Liton will be delivered on Tuesday (June 11).

Gaibandha District and Session Judge Court Judge Dilip Kumar Bhowmik will deliver the verdict of the sensational case. 

State counsel PP Shafikul Islam, on Monday evening, told Banglanews that  on May 30, the court set June 11 for delivering the verdict of the case filed under arms act after completing of recording statements and cross examination of 14 witnesses of the case. 

Earlier on April 30, 2017, Police pressed charges against former Gaibandha-1 lawmaker Col (retd) Abdul Kader Khan and seven others in the murder of ruling AL lawmaker of the constituency Manzurul Islam Liton.

Later, a Gaibandha court on February 7, 2018 framed charges against eight people, including prime accused Col (retd) Abdul Kader Khan and Shamsuzzoha in the murder case.

Gaibandha-1 lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton was killed after unknown assailants opened fire on him inside his home at Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha on December 31, 2016.

Manzurul's younger sister Fahmida Bulbul Kakoli filed the murder case with Sundarganj Police Station the next day.

Police arrested Kader and six other accused, while Chandon went into hiding soon after Manzurul had been killed.

All the seven accused confessed to their involvement in the murder before magistrates under Section 164.

BDST: 1040 HRS, JUNE 11, 2019

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