DHAKA – An alleged serial killer sentenced to loss of life by a Bangladesh courtroom on Wednesday (March 7) for torturing and murdering a lady could have claimed at the least seven different victims, authorities mentioned.
It was the second time Rosu Khan had been condemned to loss of life after a separate courtroom in 2015 ordered his hanging for murdering one other lady.
Prosecutors within the newest case mentioned Khan and two accomplices lured a 35-year-old lady to a abandoned space the place she was raped, tortured and murdered.
“It was a ugly killing,” mentioned prosecutor Habibul Islam Talukder from Chandpur, the southern district the place a particular tribunal heard the case.
Khan, 46, may attraction towards Wednesday’s verdict in the next courtroom. The 2015 verdict is at present underneath attraction.
Mr Talukder mentioned Khan additionally faces expenses of murdering seven different ladies whose our bodies have been discovered, and had advised a Justice of the Peace throughout the investigative course of that he was behind the loss of life of at the least 11 ladies.
Most of his victims labored in garment factories and have been lured to distant rural areas earlier than being killed, the prosecutor mentioned.
Police investigators beforehand mentioned Khan would construct belief with victims by pretending to be romantically keen on them.
“He advised us he needed to kill at the least 101 ladies as revenge towards a lady who refused his advances some 15 years in the past,” Chandpur police inspector Ranjit Kumar Palit advised AFP after Khan’s arrest in 2009.
Police consider Khan could have began his homicide spree in 2007.
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