13 to die in Gazipur for murder


A court in Gazipur on Monday sentenced 13 people to death in a case over killing a man in 1995.

Among the condemned convicts, six people were tried in absentia.

According to the prosecution, the convicts killed Billal Hossain Bilu, a worker of National Jute Mills of Kaliganj and also an accused in the murder case of Jatiya Party former lawmaker Anwara Begum’s husband, in 1995.

Later, a case was filed with Kaliganj Police Station.

After examining all the records and witnesses, Gazipur additional district and sessions judge Md Fazle Elahi Bhuiyan of Court-1, handed down the verdict.