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A Gazipur court on Thursday sentenced three people to death and a woman to life term imprisonment for killing a university student after abduction in 2013.

The court also fined the three persons, who were awarded death sentence, Taka 20,000 each while another fined Taka 10,000.

District and Session Judge AKM Enamul Haque handed down the verdict.

The convicts are - Rezaul Karim alias Sagor, 28, of Gopalpur in Tangail district, Jamal Uddin, 32, of Mohonpur village in Jamalpur district and Shahabuddin, 32, resident of Bekamora village in Moulvibazar district. Another convict is Sanjida Akter Lipi, wife of condemned convict Sagor, a court official said.

The prosecution story, in brief, is that Abdur Rahman alias Riyad, 25, a BBA student of Uttara University and son of expatriate Khaza Mainuddin of Shenbag upazila in Noakhali district, used to live in Tongi for study purpose.

Riyadh was acquainted with Lipi while studying in a coaching centre at Uttara. Later, Lipi took Riyadh to her husband Sagar in Jamalpur with a promise to give him a job on July 23, 2013. Sagar demanded Taka 30 lakh as ransom to Riyadh's father on that day.

As they failed to give the ransom money, Sagar along with his associates killed Riyadh.

A case was filed in this connection with Tongi Thana.

Later, RAB arrested Sagor. Police after investigation, submitted a charge-sheet against the four people.

The judge after examining the witnesses and evidences found them guilty and announced the judgment.

Source: BSS

Ends/thereport24.com/S/Apr 06, 2017