The High Court set Monday to deliver its verdict on the death reference, and appeal of Oishee Rahman against the death penalty awarded to her for killing her parents in 2013, Agencies report.
A HC bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Jahangir Hossain on Sunday morning fixed the date for pronouncing the verdict. Earlier on May 7, the bench kept the death reference and appeal in the case waiting for verdict after concluding hearing.
The same HC bench, on March 12, started the hearing on the death reference and appeal and Deputy Attorney General Jahirul Haque Jahir read out the paper book of the case before the court.
On November 12, 2015, Judge Syed Ahmed of the Speedy Trial Tribunal-3 sentenced Oishee Rahman to death for killing her parents. The tribunal also fined her Tk 20,000.
Besides, the tribunal sentenced Mizanur Rahman Rony to two years’ imprisonment and fined him Tk 5,000, in default, to suffer one month more jail while acquitted Asaduzzaman Johny.
Police, on August 16, 2013, recovered the bodies of Special Branch (SB) Inspector Mahfuzur Rahman and his wife Swapna Rahman from their Chamelibagh residence in the capital.
Later, Oishee surrendered to police confessing to her involvement in the killing. On December 6, 2015, condemned convict Oishee filed an appeal with the High Court against the tribunal verdict.