A Pabna court on Wednesday sentenced two people to death on charge of killing Abu Bakar Siddik, a Vudvudi (locally motorized vehicle) driver after abduction. The court also sentenced two people to three years rigorous imprisonment while another accused of the case was acquitted from the charge.
Md. Asaduzzaman, senior Pabna district and session judge pronounced the verdict in a crowded court room on Wednesday noon.
The convicts are Robel Rubbel Hossain Rubbel,40, son of Nuru Saha of village Charmirkamari and Rubel,30, son of Sekendar Ali of village Musuria in Ishwardi Upazila
Rafiqul Rafiqul Islam (30) and Shipon (32) were sentenced to 3 years rigorous imprisonment. One has been acquitted. Of the accused Robbbel and Rubel are sentenced to death on charge of killing Abu Bakkar after abduction while two others get three years rigorous imprisonment for possessing looted vehicle calling by mobile of the victim.
Public prosecutor of Pabna Advocate Abdus Samad Ratan quoting the case statement said both Robbel and Rubel took him with his vehicle on April, 4 in 2015 since then he was missing.
After two days, Ishwardi thana police recovered his body near agriculture research institute in Ishwardi upazila on April, 10. Victim’s wife Sumita Begum filed a case with Ishwardi police station accusing anonymous people, the PP said.
After investigation police submitted charge sheet accusing five people. According to the witness and evidences Robbel and Rubel are sentenced to death for abducting and killing the victim, the PP said.
Of the accused Rofikul and Shipon found guilty as the looted Vudvudi and mobile phone of the victim recovered them so they were sentenced three years imprisonment.
Another accused of the case Md. Rabbi was however acquitted from the charge, the PP added. The accused were appeared before the court, they were sent to jail from the court room.