Bangladesh

More Than 150 Soldiers in Bangladesh Sentenced to Death Over Crimes During 2009 Mutiny

Murder, rape, looting

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More than 150 soldiers in Bangladesh were sentenced to death Tuesday for murder, rape and arson during a 2009 mutiny.

"The convicts will be hanged by the neck until death," ruled Mohammad Akhteruzzaman, a senior judge at the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Court, in pronouncing the sentences for the 152 paramilitary border guards.

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