A Narayanganj court today sentenced three persons to death for killing a garment worker after rape.
The convicts are Nasiruddin Bitol,40, Chopun,34, and Khokon Mia, 32 of Bandar upazila of the district, our Narayanganj correspondent reports quoting Special Public Prosecutor (PP) Rakibuddin Ahmed Rakib.
Judge Md Juel Rana of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal awarded death penalty to the trio in their presence at the court.
Four other accused was acquitted of the charges as allegation brought against them were not proved.
Ashma Khatun, 28, a garment worker who was abducted by the three, were raped and killed on 12 March, 2018. Her father Raza Mia filed the murder case.