Shariatpur: A court here on Wednesday awarded death penalty to three people to death for killing a housewife at Bhanuka village in Sadar Upazila in the district in 2014.
The death row convicts are Sujon Talukdar, 24, son of Abdul Kader Talukdar, Saiful Islam, 22, son of Mujibur Rahman and Dulal Madbor, 22, son of Manan Madbar of Charsundi village in sadar upazila.
District Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Abdus Salam Khan handed down the verdict after examining the case records and witnesses.
According to the case statement, Samsun NaharTanu, wife of Ishak Molla of Baluchara village in the upazila, left her house on August 17 in 2014 for her tuition.
On her way, Saiful and Dulal picked her up and took her to different places where they violated the woman along with another convict Sujon.
On August 18, they killed the woman and concealed the body in a ditch.
On August 22, police recovered the body from the ditch and a murder case was filed in this connection.
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