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HC starts hearing appeals, death reference in Rajon murder case

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2017 (BSS) - The High Court (HC) today started hearing both on the death reference and appeals in the Shaikh Saniul Islam alias Rajon murder case.

The hearing started at a division bench of the HC comprising Justice Jahangir Hossain and Justice Md. Jahangir Hossain.

Deputy Attorney General Zahirul Haque has started reading out the death reference before the court during the first day of the hearing.

The 13-year-old boy Rajon was beaten to death in Syleht on a false charge of making an attempt to steal a rickshaw-van in Kumargaon Bus Stand area of Sylhet Sadar upazila to steal a rickshaw van on July 8 in 2015.

A Sylhet Court sentenced death to four people including prime accused Quamrul Islam in the Rajon murder case on November 11 in 2015. The death reference reached the HC in November on the same year.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)