Update March 11, 2015

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Four get life term for murder in Sirajganj

Sumel Sarker

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A court yesterday in the district awarded life term to four people for killing a youth in 2009.

Sirajganj, 11 March 2015, Nirapad News: A court yesterday in the district awarded life term to four people for killing a youth in 2009.

The convicts are Abdus Salam, 26, son of Hazrat Pramanik, Rakibul Islam, 28, son of Ayen Sarkar, Jewel Ahmed, 30, son of Sohrab Ali, and Abdul Jabbar,22, son of Yeasin Ali, of Shumadhyamarich village in Ullahpara upazila.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Fazle Khoda Najir handed down the verdict, acquitting two other accused of the case as allegations brought against them were not proved. The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each. They will have to serve six months more rigorous imprisonment in case they fail to pay the fine.

According to the prosecution, Hasmat Ali, a resident of the village, was slaughtered to death by the four people on December 10, 2009 over previous enmity.

Ainal Haque, father of Hasmat, filed a case with Ullahpara police station accusing six people in this regard the next day. Later, police submitted the charge sheet against the six people.

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