CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Aug 5, 2018(BSS) – A woman has been sentenced to death and another was awarded three years’ imprisonment for killing two minor girls here in 2017.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Shawkat Ali passed the verdict this afternoon.
The convicted was Lucky Khatun, 22, wife of Ibrahim Ali of Namosankarbati area in Chapainawabganj municipality. While Mizanur Rahman Palash, 30, of the same area was awarded three years imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, the victims — Maliha, 6, daughter of Abdul Malek and Sumaya, 7, daughter of Humayn Kabir Bishu of the area — went missing on February 12, 2017 while they were playing near their houses.
After two days, their bodies were found under a cot at Lucky’s house.
Later, Maliha’s father Abdul Malek filed a murder case and police submitted charge sheet before the court on April 30 of the same year.
Lucky confessed that she killed the schoolgirls for their gold ornaments.