Murder in front of a judge in court, the death sentence of the accused
Monday (March 6) Comilla Senior District and Sessions Judge. Atabullah gave this order.
The convicted Hasan Mia, 25, is the son of Shahidullah of Bhochpara village in Laksam upazila of the district.
He was on his way to court when the verdict was announced.
It may be mentioned that the incident took place on July 15, 2019 at around 11 am in the court of Comilla Additional District and Sessions Judge 3rd Court Judge Begum Fatema Ferdous.
State Counsel for the case (APP) Mohammad Nurul Islam said the two accused were cousins. Haji Abdul Karim was killed in 2013 in Kandi village of Manoharganj in Comilla. The accused in the murder case were scheduled to appear on bail on the day of the incident. While the accused in the case entered the court at around 11am, the 4th accused in the case, Farooq, was chased by the 8th accused Hasan with a knife. Fearing for his life, Farooq entered the judge’s private room. Hasan also chased after him and threw Farooq on the table and stabbed him one after the other. At one stage of the scuffle, he was thrown on the floor of the room and hit.
Police, lawyers and litigants arrested Hasan at the time. Judges, lawyers and other accused present in the incident were terrified. Seriously injured Farooq was taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
The deceased was identified as Farooq, 30, son of Wahidullah of Kandi village under Manoharganj upazila of Comilla. The deceased was identified as Hasan, 25, son of late Shahidullah of Bhochpara village in Laksam upazila.