Faridpur murder: Elder son gets death, wife, younger son life

District Correspondent Faridpur
Published: 18 January 2023, 07:24 PM
Faridpur murder: Elder son gets death, wife, younger son life

A court in Faridpur has sentenced a man to death for killing his father and awarded his mother and younger brother to life-term imprisonment.

The condemned convict is Anwar Hossain Arafat, 28, while the lifers are his mother Rizia Begum Lily, 52, and younger brother Shakil alias Sami, 25.

Faridpur Additional and Session Judge Court judge Shihabul Islam handed down the verdict on Wednesday afternoon.

The case statement said Malek Sheikh, a resident of Betbaria village under Kaijuri union in Sadar upazila of the district, was murdered in his home on October 11, 2014.

Later, his brother Khalek Sheikh lodged a case in this connection.

During the investigation, police came to know that Malek first wife and two sons were involved in his killing. 

Later, police arrested his elder son Arafat in the case and he confessed in court to the murder.

In the confessional statement, he said he in association with his mother and younger brother hacked his father to death as he married another woman.

Lawyer for state advocate Sanwar Hossain confirmed the matter to Jago News.

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