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Father and son hanged in Rangpur

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  • 30 June, 2022 21:44:33

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Nazrul Islam, Bureau: A court has ordered the execution of father and son in a case filed against father Abul Basharat for brutally hacking to death in Kaunia, Rangpur. Judge Tariq Hossain of Rangpur Additional District and Sessions Judge's Court-2 delivered the verdict on Thursday afternoon. Two accused were present in the court when the verdict was announced. The two convicts, who were later sentenced to death by police, were taken to the court jail and later sent to the central jail. According to the details of the case, the daughter of mother Morzina Begum and father Abul Basharat of Jigabari village in Kaunia upazila of Rangpur used to harass him in various ways on the way to and from Mahbur Islam School in nearby Bishwanathpur village. Abul Basharat, the father of the slain girl, had tried to prosecute Nur Amin, the father of Mahbur Islam, several times. Nur Amin had been threatening his son in various ways instead of governing him. As a result of this incident, on November 25, 2016, Mahbur Islam and his father Nur Amin suddenly attacked Abul Basharat on the way back to their house in front of the house in Bishwanathpur village and shot him, injuring him severely in different parts of the body. Later, the locals rescued Abul Basharat and admitted him to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was identified as Morzina Begum, wife of Abul Basharat. After filing the case, the police filed a chargesheet against the four accused. After taking the testimony of 20 witnesses and cross-examining the case, the wise judge convicted father Nur Amin and son Mahbur Islam and sentenced them to death. The court also imposed a fine of Tk 10,000 on both of them. Is provided. Additional PP Nayanur Rahman Toffee Advocate, who is handling the case on behalf of the plaintiff, said that he thinks that justice has been established through this verdict. He also said that the accused father Nur Amin did not rule over his son Mahbur Islam as he protested against iftizing the girl, but the father, son and other accused killed the victim Abul Basharat. The plaintiffs expressed satisfaction with the verdict and demanded immediate execution of the death sentence. On the other hand, Rashid Chowdhury, a lawyer for the accused, said that they would appeal to the high court against the order as they did not get a fair trial.

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