3 to die for murder of man during mugging

PV Desk : A court in Dhaka has awarded the death penalty to three persons in the 2009 murder of a man during a mugging attempt.

On the night of Aug 13 that year, shoe salesman Alamgir Hossain was stabbed when three men tried to mug him in the city’s Shyampur area.

The victim’s family started a case and in November of the same year, police pressed charges against three.

On Thursday, Dhaka’s special sessions judge convicted 26-year-old Jony, 20-year-old Hasan alias Kalu and 27-year-old Monir Hossain.

Jony was present in court during the verdict while the others went into hiding after securing bail.