|Published : 10 Mar 2017, 12:47:05|
Man gets death in Rangpur for killing schoolgirl
A Rangpur court on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing a schoolgirl over land dispute in 1995, reports UNB.
Shafiuddin, son of Kafiluddin of Khamar Khursha village in Mithapukur upazila, was tried in absentia.
According to the prosecution, Shafiuddin and Solaiman Mia had long been at loggerheads over a piece of land.
As a sequel to the enmity, Shafiuddin stabbed Ambia Khatun, 13, daughter of Solaiman's brother Aminuddin, to death on July 12, 1995.
Later, Solaiman filed a case with Mithapukur Police Station.
After examining the records and witnesses Additional District and Sessions Judge Abu Zafar Md. Kamruzzaman handed down the verdict.