DHAKA – An alleged serial killer sentenced to dying by a Bangladesh courtroom on Wednesday (March 7) for torturing and murdering a girl might have claimed at the least seven different victims, authorities mentioned.
It was the second time Rosu Khan had been condemned to dying after a separate courtroom in 2015 ordered his hanging for murdering one other girl.
Prosecutors within the newest case mentioned 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,” mentioned prosecutor Habibul Islam Talukder from Chandpur, the southern district the place a particular tribunal heard the case.
Khan, 46, may enchantment towards Wednesday’s verdict in the next courtroom. The 2015 verdict is presently beneath enchantment.
Mr Talukder mentioned Khan additionally faces expenses of murdering seven different ladies whose our bodies have been discovered, and had informed a Justice of the Peace throughout the investigative course of that he was behind the dying of at the least 11 ladies.
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 all for them.
“He informed us he needed to kill at the least 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 might have began his homicide spree in 2007.
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