A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to death in a case filed over killing his elder brother and three members of his family last year.
The convict is Raihanur Rahman, 36, son of Shahjahan of Khalisha village in Kalaroa upazila of the district.
Satkhira Senior District and Sessions Judge Sheikh Mafizur Rahman handed down the verdict.
According to the prosecution, Raihanur was unemployed and used to depend on his elder brother Shahinur. Raihanur and Shahinur’s wife Sabina Khatun had been at loggerheads over the issue.
On October 14, 2020, Raihanur stabbed Shahinur Rahman, 40, Sabina Khatun, 30, their two children—Siam Hossain Mahi, 10 and Tasnim Sultana, 8, to death after tying up their hands and legs.
Moyna Khatun, mother-in-law of Shahinur, filed a case in this connection.
Later, a team of Criminal Investigation Department arrested Raihanur and three others in this connection.
Raihanur gave his confessional statements under section 164.