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HC acquits all convicts in Kishoreganj murder case

DHAKA The High Court (HC) today acquitted all

people, convicted in a case lodged over murder of one Wayej Uddin alias Fotik in Kishoreganj in October, 2008.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice Krishna Debnath and Justice

Muhammad Mahbub Ul Islam passed the order after holding hearing on jail

appeals and death reference in the case.

Kishoreganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Court on June 29, 2014

had sentenced one Sharif to death and five others Jamil, Soleman, Nur

Mohammad, Sadek and Alamgir to life imprisonment in the case.

According to the case documents, Fotik, from Chanpur village under Kotiadi

upazila in Kishoreganj, was abducted on October 1, 2008 and his headless body

was recovered on October 8.

After the incident, Fotik's borther Moin Uddin filed the case with Kotiadi

Police Station.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)