3 to die for killing mayor’s son in Gaibandha


Gaibandha, Jan 16: A Gaibandha court has sentenced three people to death in a case filed for killing school student Ashikur Rahman Samya, 13, son of Gobindaganj municipality mayor Ataur Rahman.Judge Deelip Kumar Bhowmik of Gaibandha District and Sessions Judge’s Court, passed the order on Thursday noon.

The court also sentenced eight people for five years in jail and fined Tk 1 lakh each.

Samya was abducted on September 24, 2015 and a day after police found his dead body from inside a septic tank of a community centre.

Later his father filed a murder case against 11 people including Gobindaganj municipality councilor Joynal Abedin.