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POST TIME: 22 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
5 get life term for murder
UNB, Pabna

5 get life term for murder

A court here on Wednesday sentenced five people to life imprisonment for murdering a man in 2009. Judge Rustam Ali of Additional District and Sessions Judge’s Court also fined the convicts Tk 1,50,000 each. They will have to serve six more months in prison if they fail to pay the fine. The court acquitted two other accused as the charges against them could not be proven. The convicts are - Abdul Salam, 50, son of Abdul Latif; Shahin Biswas, 44, son of Latif Biswas; Masud Rana, 45, son of Nizam Uddin; Sukur Ali Mollah, 45, son of Aziz Mollah; and Saiful Islam, 43, son of Abdur Razzak. Three of them are absconding.

According to case statement, the convicts murdered their friend Abu Said at Kumarkhali village of Ataikula Upazila on the night of April 13, in 2009. Said’s brother filed a murder case with Ataikula police accusing seven people the next day. Police filed charge sheet in court on February 28 the following year against seven suspects.