Bangladesh boy killers sentenced to death

Bangladesh boy killers sentenced to death

Six men have been sentenced to death in Bangladesh for torturing and killing two 13-year-old boys in separate incidents earlier this year. Four were found guilty of beating Samiul Alam Rajon to death after they said he tried to steal a rickshaw. Six other men were jailed.

The murder, filmed by one attacker on his phone, caused widespread outrage.

In the second case, two car mechanics were condemned for the death of a former employee. Rakib Hawlader died in August after air was pumped into his body in retaliation for leaving his job. Read more

 

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