Risha killing, Lone accused Obaidul gets death sentence

Staff Correspondent
10 October 2019, Thu
Published: 05:23

Risha killing, Lone accused Obaidul gets death sentence

Court here on Thursday (Oct 10) sentenced a man Obaidul (29), to death in a case over the murder of Wiles Little Flower School and College Suraiya Akhter Risha.

The condemned convict is Md Obaidul Islam, 29, son of late Abdus Samad of Miratongi village of Birganj upazila in Dinajpur. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes pronounced the verdict and fined the convict Tk 50,000.

Suraiya Akhter Risha’s family members, who were present at the court, expressed their satisfaction over the verdict.

Suraiya Akhter Risha (14), daughter of Md Ramzan Ali of Bangshal of Old Dhaka and an eighth grader of Wiles Little Flower School and College, was stabbed by Obaidul in front of her educational institution at Kakrail in the capital on August 24, 2016 as she had refused his love proposal.

She died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on August 28, 2016.

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