N’ganj 7-murder: Death reference, appeal hearing begin
The High Court today started hearing on the death references and appeals in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case.
The bench of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singh and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam began the hearing with Deputy Attorney General Abdul Mannan Mohan reading out from the paper book of the case.
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Earlier on January 16, a Narayanganj court found 35 people, including 25 former Rab officials and expelled ruling Awami League man Nur Hossain, guilty of abduction and murder of seven people and destroying evidence in April 2014.
The court handed down death penalty to 26 people, including 16 former Rapid Action Battalion members, and jailed nine others for various terms.
The bodies of seven people, including Narayanganj City Corporation councillor Nazrul Islam and senior lawyer Chandan Sarker, were found floating in the Shitalakkhya River after they were abducted on April 27, 2014.