Five to die for killing journalist Aftab

A Dhaka court has sentenced five people to death for killing Ekushey Padak winning photojournalist Aftab Ahmed.

Judge Abdur Rahman Sarder of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 4 gave the verdict Tuesday morning.

The death row convicts are Humayun Kabir, Habib Hawlader, Belal Hossain, Raju Munshi and Md Rasel. Of them, Rasel and Raju have been absconding since the case was filed

The court also sentenced Sabuj Khan to seven years imprisonment and fined him Tk10,000, in default, he will have to serve extra one year in jail. Read more

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