Gazipur, Sept 10 (UNB) – A court here on Monday sentenced seven people to death sentence in a case filed in connection with murder of a businessman in 2011.
The condemned convicts are- RajibHossainRaju, MdKaiyum, RajibHossain, FarukHossain, Shafiqul Islam, Ali Hossain and Mohammad Ali.
The court also sentenced another accused Masud to 5 years imprisonment.
Besides, the court fined the convicts Tk 10,000 each.
According to the prosecution, there was anenmity between MilonBhuiyan, son of HabiburRahman in Laxmipura area and the convicts over money.
The convicts obstructed Milon in front of BhawalNational Park on February 26 in 2011 and hacked him indiscriminately, leaving him critically injured. He was taken toa hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Victim’s uncle AkhterHossain filed a case with Joydebpur Police Station.Later, Police submitted chargesheet against 10 people.
After examining all the records and witnesses, Gazipur district and sessions judge A K M EnamulHaque handed down the verdict acquitting two accused.
Dhaka, Sept 10 (UNB) - Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited Barishal on September 8-9.
During his visit, he attended a number of events, said a press release of the High Commission of India.
On September 8, a function was organised in Barishal to distribute scholarship chèques to 120 wards of freedom fighters. Currently two schemes are being implemented and 12,621 students have been benefitted so far. An amount of BDT 21 crores have been disbursed till date.
A similar function has been planned in Sylhet. Government of India awards scholarships to wards of Muktijoddhas in recognition of their invaluable contributions to the Liberation War of Bangladesh, it said.
The High Commissioner also hosted a dinner that evening which was attended by a wide section of Barishal society including political leaders - Mayor-elect of Barishal Serniabat Sadeq Abdullah, current Mayor Ahsan Habib Kamal, Chairman Sher-e-Bangla Foundation A K Faiyazul Haque Razu, Divisional Commissioner, senior officials from the administration, academics, intellectuals, cultural personalities and freedom fighters.
On 9 September, the High Commissioner inaugurated the Handicrafts Fair at Braj Mohan school in Barishal in the presence of the Mayor-elect SerniabatSadeq Abdullah.
The High Commissioner also visited Kabi Guru Rabindranath Thakur Degree College at Kuriana paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Satindranath Memorial Gandhi Ashram Trust at Bakerganj.
At the end of tour, the High Commissioner visited Mehendiganj Upazila of Barishal division at the invitation of MP Shri Pankaj Debnath where he interacted with the freedom fighters and local populace.