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Bangladesh: Court awards death sentence to seven in Liton murder case
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Bangladesh: Court awards death sentence to seven in Liton murder case

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Dhaka, Nov 29: A Bangladesh court on Thursday awarded death sentence to seven, in a murder case of Manjural Islam Liton, a former Awami League Parliament member from Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) constituency.

The Judge of district and session court, Dilip Kumar Bhowmick, convicted former MP of the constitution and former vice chairman of Jatiya Party, Abdul Kader Khan, his personal secretary Shamsuzzoha, driver Abdul Hannan, house assistant Shahin Mia, Mehedi Hasan, Anwarul Islam Rana and Chandan Kumar Sarkar.

Six of the accused were present at dock then. Another accused Chandan Kumar Sarkar is a fugitive.

Manjurul Islam Liton was shot to death by miscreants at his residence on December 31, 2016. (UNI)