The court has sentenced three to death for killing Rajshahi University Sociology Department Professor AKM Shafiul Islam in 2014. Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Anup Kumar pronounced the verdict today (Monday).
The convicted are Abdus Salam Pintu, Sabuj Sheikh and Ariful Islam Manik. Among them, Pintu and Manik are Jubo Dal`s leader. During the pronouncement of the verdict, they were present in the court. The other accused, Sabuj is currently absconding. Besides, the court has acquitted eight accused in the case. Those acquitted include Abdus Salam Pintu`s wife Nasrin Akhter Reshma, District Jubo Dal convener Anwar Hossain Ujjal, Sirajul Islam, Al-Mamun, Sagar Hossain, Jinnat Ali and Ibrahim Khalil alias Tokai Babu.
Bangla Insider/ SM