DHAKA – An alleged serial killer sentenced to loss of life by a Bangladesh courtroom on Wednesday (March 7) for torturing and murdering a girl could have claimed at the least seven different victims, authorities stated.
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 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, may attraction in opposition to Wednesday’s verdict in the next courtroom. The 2015 verdict is presently beneath attraction.
Mr Talukder stated Khan additionally faces expenses of murdering seven different girls whose our bodies have been discovered, and had advised a Justice of the Peace through the investigative course of that he was behind the loss of life of at the least 11 girls.
Most of his victims labored in garment factories and have 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 serious about them.
“He advised us he needed to kill at the least 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 consider Khan could have began his homicide spree in 2007.
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