2 get death penalty for killing schoolboy in Comilla
Comilla: A Comilla tribunal on Wednesday convicted two people and sentenced them to death for killing a schoolboy in 2013.
The condemned convicts are Mahe Alam Nayan and Kuddus Alam Rabin, both residents of Ratnabati village in Sadar upazila of Comilla.
According to the prosecution, Shihab, a class IV student of a local school and son of Nazrul Islam of Ratnabati village, was picked up by some miscreants on 27 January, 2013.
Later, the abductors demanded Tk 50lakh as ransom from Nazrul Islam over phone. A case was filed in this connection.
Police arrested four people including the two convicts after tracking their mobile phone, and following their confessional statements, recovered the decomposed body of Shihab from a septic tank on 4 February, 2013.
After examining records and witnesses, Judge of Comilla Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, Aziz Ahmed Bhuiya, pronounced the verdict.
The trial of two other accused arrested in this connection has been undergoing at a juvenile court.