An inmate sentenced to death in a robbery and rape case was executed in the high security prison of Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur.
The Senior Jail Superintendent of High Security Jail Subrata Kumar Bala confirmed that his sentence was executed by hanging at 10 pm on Sunday.
The name of the sentenced prisoner is Saiful Islam (Rafiq) alias Saidul Islam Rafiq (50). He is the son of Mozam Fakir of Malti Nagar Namapara area of Sadar police station of Bogra district.
Subrata Kumar Bala said, the accused Saiful Islam (Rafiq) was executed by hanging in high security part-4 of the prison. The executioner Shahjahan Bhuiya executed the death sentence. Gazipur’s civil surgeon Dr. confirmed the death later. Khairuzzaman.
After the execution of the death sentence, the condition report of the body has been prepared and explained to the relatives. Rafiq’s brother. Rokon and Md. Mehdi Hasan accepted the body.
Jail officials said that a case was registered against Rafiq under the Suppression of Women and Children Act in Bogra police station on the charges of robbery and rape in 2004. On May 10, 2006, the trial court sentenced him to death.
He first appealed and later applied for review in the High Court against that judgment. If it was rejected, Rafib appealed to the President for mercy. On November 3, 2021, the petition was rejected.