Update August 3, 2015

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Death penalty replaced by imprisonment till death

Sumel Sarker

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Death penalty replaced by imprisonment till death

03 August 2015, Nirapad News: The Supreme Court on Monday replaced the death penalty of a convict to imprisonment till death over rape and murder of a seven-year-old child in Manikganj.

A four-member bench of appellate division, led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order after hearing a plea filed by convict Shukkur Ali.

On July 12, 2001, a Manikganj court sentenced 14-year-old Shukkur Ali to death for raping and killing a girl in 1999.

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