DHAKA – An alleged serial killer sentenced to loss of life by a Bangladesh court docket on Wednesday (March 7) for torturing and murdering a girl could have claimed not less than seven different victims, authorities stated.
It was the second time Rosu Khan had been condemned to loss of life after a separate court docket in 2015 ordered his hanging for murdering one other girl.
Prosecutors within the newest case stated Khan and two accomplices lured a 35-year-old girl to a abandoned space the place she was raped, tortured and murdered.
“It was a grotesque killing,” stated prosecutor Habibul Islam Talukder from Chandpur, the southern district the place a particular tribunal heard the case.
Khan, 46, might attraction towards Wednesday’s verdict in a better court docket. The 2015 verdict is presently underneath attraction.
Mr Talukder stated Khan additionally faces prices of murdering seven different ladies whose our bodies have been discovered, and had informed a Justice of the Peace in the course of the investigative course of that he was behind the loss of life of not less than 11 ladies.
Most of his victims labored in garment factories and had been lured to distant rural areas earlier than being killed, the prosecutor stated.
Police investigators beforehand stated Khan would construct belief with victims by pretending to be romantically all in favour of them.
“He informed us he needed to kill not less than 101 ladies as revenge towards a girl who refused his advances some 15 years in the past,” Chandpur police inspector Ranjit Kumar Palit informed AFP after Khan’s arrest in 2009.
Police imagine Khan could have began his homicide spree in 2007.
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