Two to die for killing mother, son

Published : 11 May 2023 09:20 PM

A Sylhet court has sentenced two people including a woman to death in the case filed over the murder of a woman and her son in Sylhet city in 2018.

Additional Metropolitan and Sessions Judge Nur-e Alam Bhuiyan handed down the verdict to maid servant Tania and her lover Mamun on Thursday.

The court also fined Mamun Taka 10,000, in default, he will have to suffer another one year more in jail.

The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicts Tania and Mamun hacked Rokeya Begum and her son Rabiul Islam to death over previous enmity in 2018 in Mirabazar area under the metropolitan city. Rokeya Begum's daughter Raisa escaped the death.Following the murder, Rokeya's brother filed a case accusing four unidentified men with Sylhet Sadar Thana.

Testifying witnesses and evidences, the court handed down the punishment, said Public Prosecutor (PP) Advocate Jubayer Bakht.