A Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal on Thursday sentenced two people to life term imprisonment in a case filed over killing a 4-year-old girl in the capital’s Badda area in 2011.
Judge Shaheed Nur Uddin of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 handed down the verdict in a jam-packed courtroom in presence of one of the two convicts.
The lifers are Manik Kumar Das, 20, hailing from Shakhati village in Munshiganj Sadar upazila and his friend Prokash Chandra Das, 22, hailing from Saturia upazila in Manikganj.
Of them, police produced Manik before the court from jail while Prokash is on the run. Each of them was also fined Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer one year more rigorous imprisonment (RI).
A total of 15 out of 16 witnesses testified before the court during trial that started on February 26, 2015.
Victim’s father Bhabodish Chandra Mridha filed a case with Badda police station accusing Manik and Prokash..