17 May 2022, 20:00

2 persons awarded death, four others life term in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, May 17, 2022 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced two persons to 
death on charge of killing a private car driver. 

The court also awarded four persons life term imprisonment and fined Taka 50 
thousand each of the convicts.

The victim was Zahangir Alam son of Moklesur Rahman in Ghosher area of 
Haluaghat upazila of Mymensingh district. He was a professional driver.

 Additional District and Session Judge Utpal Datta pronounced the verdict in 
presence of some of the convicts today.

 The death sentence awarded convicts are Omar Hossain Saiful, and Arifuzzaman 
Sajib and the life term convicted are Abdullah Al Mamun, Forhad Hossain, 
Mohammad Ali Simanta and Azim Khan. All are the inhabitants of Nagarpur 
upazila of Tangail district.

 According to the prosecution the convicted accused killed driver Zahangir by 
strangulating and flew with the private car on January 28, 2011from Kusta 
area of Ghior upazila of Manikganj district.

 Police filed a case against unknown persons with Ghior Police Station and 
arrested 6 persons in connection with the killing.

 After investigation, the Investigation Officer (IO) Sub-Inspector (SI) of 
Ghior Police Station Enamul Haque Chowdhury submitted a charge sheet against 
six persons on February 26, 2012. 

 After examining the documents and witnesses the Judge pronounced the verdict 


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