Man to die for murder
A Kushtia court yesterday sentenced a man to death for killing a fruit trader in the town in 2017.
The convict, Nur Alam, is a resident of Chourhas area in the town.
District and Sessions Judge Arup Kumar Goshwami handed down the verdict in presence of convict Nur Alam, lone accused in the murder case.
According to the case statement, slain Robiul and Nur Alam jointly used to run a fruit shop in Chourhas area for long.
Following a feud over the business between the two, Nur killed Robiul on June 20, 2017 and later dumped the body inside an abandoned garage nearby.
On June 23, police detained Nur after deceased’s wife Bonna Khatun filed a case with Sadar Police Station.
Later, according to Nur’s confessional statement, police recovered Robiul’s body from the abandoned garage.