The High Court yesterday has upheld the death penalty of the four convicts who tortured and killed Md Samiul Alam Rajon in Sylhet in 2015.
The four death row convicts are Qamrul Islam, Moyna Miah, Taz Uddin are all in jail except for Zakir Hossain.
Zakir has been absconding since the incident took place July 8, 2015. Rajon’s father Sheikh Azizur Rahman Alam, was present in the courtroom said he got justice.
“I thank the government and judges for ensuring justice. I hope sentences of the convicts will be executed soon.”
The Killers themselves took the 28-minute long video of the murder of Rajon and shared it on social networking site Facebook, The video quickly went viral triggering a widespread outcry. The video which shows prime accused Qamrul Islam hitting Rajon with a wooden baton on the joints of his legs, shoulders and head.
Defence lawyer for Qamrul and Muhit, said they would appeal to the Supreme Court, challenging the High Court’s verdict.