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Satkhira man gets death for murdering four of his family

The convict stabbed his brother, sister-in-law and their two children to death

Update : 14 Sep 2021, 05:15 PM

A Satkhira court awarded the death penalty to a man over the murders of his brother, sister-inlaw and two children.

The convict is Raihanur Rahman, 36, son of Shahjahan of Khalisha village in Kalaroa upazila of the district.

Satkhira Senior District and Sessions Judge Sheikh Mafizur Rahman handed down the verdict.

According to the prosecution, Raihanur was unemployed and used to depend on his elder brother Shahinur. Raihanur and Shahinur’s wife Sabina Khatun had been at loggerheads over the issue.

On October 14, 2020, Raihanur stabbed his elder brother Shahinur Rahman, 40, wife Sabina Khatun, 30, their two children—Siam Hossain Mahi, 10 and Tasnim Sultana, 8, to death after tying up their hands and legs.

Moyna Khatun, mother-in-law of Shahinur, filed a case in this connection.

Later, a team of the Criminal Investigation Department arrested Raihanur and three others.

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