Japanese Hoshi Kunio murder verdict today
Rangpur: A Rangpur court will deliver its verdict in the case filed over killing of Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio on Tuesday.
On 19 February, Judge of the Special Judge’s Court Naresh Chandra Sarkar fixed the date after closing the law-point arguments of both sides.
Earlier, on 15 November, 2016, a court framed charges against seven members of banned Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Hoshi Kunio murder case.
Of them, Masud Rana, Ishak Ali, Liton Miah, Abu Sayeed and Sakhwat Hossain are now in jail while Saddam Hossain and Ahsanullah Ansari have been on the run and Nazrul Islam was killed in a gunfight in Rajshahi.
Hoshi Kunio, 65, was gunned down by unknown assailants near his farmhouse at Kachu Alutary in Kaunia upazila on 3 October, 2015.