A court here on Sunday convicted a young man and sentenced him to death for killing a schoolgirl in Kaliakoir upazila here in 2015,UNB reports. Condemned convict Bikram Chandra, a resident of Chhoto Kanchanpur village of the upazila, was also fined TK 10,000.
According to prosecution, Kabita Rani, a class X student of Bijoy Sarani High School of Board Bazar area, was stabbed to death by Bikram in front of her school gate on October 13 last year for refusing his love proposal.
Later, the locals caught Bikram and handed him over to police. Kabita’s father Sagor Moni Das filed a case with Kaliakoir Police Station in this connection.
Sub-inspector Atikur Rahman Rasel, also the investigation officer of the case, submitted a chargesheet against Bikram on May 25. After examining the records and 10 witnesses, District and Sessions Judge AKM Enamul Haque handed down the verdict.