Thursday, 17 January, 2019

4 get death, one 7 yrs’ jail over Rupa murder

Published on: 5:47 pm - Monday | February 12, 2018

A Tangail court on Monday convicted four people and sentenced them to death in a case for killing college student Zakia Sultana Rupa after rape.


Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Judge Abul Mansur Miah in a crowded courtroom also awarded another person seven years’ imprisonment.


The condemned convicts are : bus driver Habibur, 45, his assistant Shamim, 26, Akram, 35, and Jahangir, 19.


Rupa, 27, a student of Dhaka Ideal Law College, was gang raped and killed in a running bus on August 25, 2017, while returning Mymensingh from Bogra.


Police recovered her bloodstained body from Panchmail area of Madhupur upazila on that night.

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