A Chandpur tribunal on Tuesday sentenced four people to death in a case over killing a 20-year-old girl after gang rape in 2013.
The condemned convicts are Zia, 32, Kamal 36, Abul Bashar, 48 and Mahmuda Begum, 38 of Rasulpur village. Of them Mahmuda was tried in absentia.
Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Jannatul Ferdous Chowdhury handed down the punishment.
According to the prosecution, on May 21, 2013, police recovered the body of Rahima, daughter of Shafiul Miaji, from a maize filed in Matlab South upazila of the district.
During investigation, police came to know that Mahmuda had an enmity with Rahima over money.
As per Mahmud’s plan , the other convicts took Rahima to the maize filed where they killed her after rape.
Rahima’s father lodged a complaint with Matlab South Police.