Two get death sentences for 2014 murder of schoolboy in Dhaka


PV Desk : A court in Dhaka has sentenced two people to death in the 2014 abduction and murder of an eighth-grader.
Md Hasan, who lived in the capital’s Demra, went missing on the afternoon of Jul 10. Two days later, his parents received a phone call demanding a ransom of Tk 500,000.
Hasan’s father filed a complaint with the police the next day and later paid a ransom of Tk 50,000, but his son was not relased.
Twelve days later, the boy’s body was found in a sack near his home.
On Sunday, the court of Dhaka’s additional metropolitan magistrate convicted Billal Chaprashi and Md Shahjahan and awarded the death penalty.
The court has also fined them by Tk 25,000 each.