Death reference, appeals hearing begin

The High Court began today to hear the reference and the call of death in a sensational case of murder of Biswajit.

Justice of the Peace Md Ruhul Quddus and Judge Vishmodev Chakrabarti commenced hearing on 16 May with Deputy Attorney General Nasibur Rahamn pleading.

DAG Nazibur today finished pleading his argument by praying the HC to confirm the conviction and sentences of the convicted person of the case.

The HC bench set tomorrow for hearing the defense argument.

On 18 December 2013 a Dhaka court sentenced eight BCL militants to death and 13 others to life imprisonment for killing the Biswajit Das tailor. BCL militants from the Jagannath University Unit have hacked Biswajit, 24, to death in Shakharibazar in the capital.

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