Sherpur, Mar 29: A speedy tribunal in Sherpur on Tuesday convicted three men to death and one man for life term imprisonment for killing a schoolboy after abduction.
The condemned convicts are Abdul Latif, uncle of the victim boy, Aslam Babu and Rabin Hossain while the lifer is Imran Hossain.
All the four were fined Tk10,000, in default, to serve six months more in jail.
According to the prosecution, the convicts abducted Arafat Islam Rahat, son of Shahidul Islam, a resident of Girja Narayanpur area of the district town on August 02, 2015.
They also demanded Tk2 lakh as ransom from the victim’s father for his (Rahat’s) release.
Later Shahidul filed a case with Sadar Police Station against them on August 7.
Police arrested the four after the case was filed.
Following the arrestees’ statement, police recovered the body of Rahat from Madhutila Eco Park in Nalitabari upazila on August 8.
After examining the evidence and witnesses, Saidur Rahman Khan, judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, handed down the verdict within its nine working days.