He termed the verdict in the murder case, a milestone in establishing rule of law
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has termed the verdict in Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case, a milestone in establishing rule of law.
“I hope the court would dispose the case within a very short time, as the case documents would reach the High Court within seven days,” said the minister while briefing the journalists at his Gulshan residence in Dhaka on Friday morning, reports BSS.
“All the convicts who were involved in the murder of Nusrat have been sentenced to capital punishment.
“It has been proved in the verdict that criminals must have to face music no matter how much powerful they are, the government of Sheikh Hasina would certainly bring him or her to justice,” he added.
Law Secretary Md Golam Sarwar and Joint Secretary Bikash Kumas Saha were present at the briefing, among others.
On October 24, Feni Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal sentenced all 16 accused to death and fined them Tk1 lakh each in the case lodged over murder of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi.