DHAKA – An alleged serial killer sentenced to demise by a Bangladesh courtroom on Wednesday (March 7) for torturing and murdering a girl might have claimed a minimum of seven different victims, authorities mentioned.
It was the second time Rosu Khan had been condemned to demise 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, might attraction in opposition to Wednesday’s verdict in a better courtroom. The 2015 verdict is at the moment below attraction.
Mr Talukder mentioned Khan additionally faces prices of murdering seven different girls whose our bodies have been discovered, and had advised a Justice of the Peace in the course of the investigative course of that he was behind the demise of a minimum of 11 girls.
Most of his victims labored in garment factories and had 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 fascinated with them.
“He advised us he needed to kill a minimum of 101 girls as revenge in opposition to a girl 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 imagine Khan might have began his homicide spree in 2007.
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