A Chittagong court has sentenced one to death for murdering his girlfriend.
Judge Reja Tarek Mahmud of Chittagong Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal on Sunday also fined SM Toha alias Saurav Tk 10,000.
The convict had knifed to death Midat Tarim Rahman, private East Delta University’s BBA student.
Accused Saurav had secured bail from the High Court and is currently on the run.
Public Prosecutor Aiyub Khan said the court had ordered Saurav be hanged until death as the murder charges were proven.
Midat was murdered on Oct 21, 2010 in the port city’s Ameerbagh Housing Society. She and some friends were having a get-together on the roof of one Ideal Homes building.
Her father Mizanur Rahman filed a homicide case the following day.
The Investigation Officer, then the Sub-Inspector of Kotwali Police Station, Sadip Kumar Das filed the chargesheet in court on Jan 14, 2011.
On May 3 the same year, the court framed charges against him.
Source: Bd news24