Parents killing: HC to deliver verdict on Oishee’s death reference today


Dhaka, June 5: The High Court (SC) is scheduled to deliver its verdict today Monday) on the death reference and appeals in a case filed against Oishee Rahman for killing her police officer father Mahfuzur Rahman, and her mother Swapna Rahman in 2013.

The HC bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Md Jahangir Hossain fixed the date after concluding hearing arguments from the counsels on the death reference and appeals.

On November 12 in 2015, Judge Syed Ahmed of the Speedy Trial Tribunal-3 sentenced Oishee Rahman to death for killing her parents. The tribunal also fined her Tk 20,000.

Besides, the tribunal sentenced Mizanur Rahman Rony to two years’ imprisonment and fined him Tk 5,000, in default, to suffer one month more jail while acquitted Asaduzzaman Johny.

On August 16, 2013, police recovered the bodies of SB Inspector Mahfuzur Rahman and his wife Swapna Rahman from their Chamelibagh residence in the capital.