11 to die for killing student in Joypurhat


Court Correspondent :
A Joypurhat court on Wednesday sentenced 11 people to death for killing a ninth grader in Sadar upazila of the district 21 years ago.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-2 Judge Abbas Uddin passed the order. The court also fined the convicts Tk 50,000 each.

Assistant Public Prosecutor (APP) Uday Singh of the court told the media of the verdict.
The death row convicts are- Bedarul Islam Bedin, Sarwar Hossain Sumon, Moshiur Rahman Ershad, Manowar Hossain Manchur, Nazrul Islam, Rana, Shahi, Tutul, Sujan, Rahim and Dablu.


They come from different areas of Joypurhat. According to case statement, on June 28 of 2002, the convicts picked up juvenile Moazzem Hosen, son of Fazlur Rahman from Chitra Cinema Hall area. Later, the convicts inflicted Moazzem with sharp weapons and sticks.

Later, Moazzem was rushed to the local hospital, where he died, said the case statement.