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One to die, 5 get life term for murder in Kushtia, Netrakona

Kushtia, Netrakona: A man was sentenced to death while five people got life term imprisonment for murder in Kushtia and Netrakona yesterday. In Netrakona, a court yesterday sentenced five people to life term imprisonment in a case over killing a man and his son over a land dispute at Rupchandrapur village in Atpara upazila in 2011, reports UNB. The lifers are Rukan Uddin alias Afeus Miah,45, JashimUddin, 50, Sabas Khan, 52, Sulto Khan, 55, Hares Miah, 35, of Rupchandrapur village. Judge KM Raseduzzaman Raja of District and Sessions Judges Court handed down the verdict and fined them each Tk 50,000 each ,in default, to suffer three months more rigorous imprisonment.The court also acquitted seven other accused as their guilt was not proved.

According to the case statement, on March 27, 2013, the convicts attacked Tajul Islam and his son Suman Miah while they were returning home after fishing. They beat them up and hacked the duo, leaving them severely injured. Later, the duo succumbed to their injuries. Victim’s son Suhag Miah filed a case with Atpara police station on January 16, 2013. In Kushtia, a court yesterday sentenced one person to death for killing his wife at Naudapara village under Bheramara upazila of the district in 2009, reports BSS. The court also fined convicted man Tarikul Islam Titu, 36, Taka 50,000. Judge of Woman and Child Repression Control Tribunal Munshi M Mashiur Rahman pronounced the verdict. According to prosecution, Titu killed his wife Mele Akhter on July 6, 2009 for dowry.The victim’s brother Jahangir Islam filed a murder case after that with Bheramara police station. Police after investigation submitted charge-sheet before the court against Titu. Later, the judge examining the witnesses and evidences announced the judgment.

12 Bangladeshis arrested from Jashore border

Benapole: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including two children and five women from Putkhali border under Benapole Port Police Station while they were trying to enter into Indian territory on Wednesday morning, reports UNB. The detainees all hail from different places of Jashore, Narail and Khulna districts. Being tipped-off that some people were staying at a house in Putkhali village in a bid to cross the border without valid papers, a patrolling team of BGB conducted a drive in the location around 11:30am and arrested 12 people, according to Subedar Munshi Lablur Rahman, company commander of Putkhali BGB-Camp. The arrestees were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station after filing a case, added the subedar.

3 minors drown in Sherpur

Sherpur: Three minor boys drowned in a water body at Kauner char inSribordiupazila on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The deceased were identified as Nur Mohammad, 7, son of Fakir Ali, Mohammad Ali, 7, son of Shukur Ali and Riyad Mia, 6, son of Sohrab Ali of the village. Rezaul Haq, officer-in-charge ofSribordiPolice Station, said the three children slipped into the water body while playing near the bank of it in the afternoon. Later in the evening, locals found Nur Mohammad floating on the water body. On information, divers from local fire service went to the spot and recovered all the bodies from there around 10:30 pm.

Man killed in rival attack

Naogaon: A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his rivals in Dosoti village of Manda upazila on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Taijul Islam, 45, son of Saber Mandal of the village. Mahbub Alam, inspector (investigation) of Manda Police Station, said Taijul had an enmity with Hridoy Hossain, son of Lutu Mukar. On Wednesday night, Hridoy swooped on Taijul and stabbed him indiscriminately with a sharp weapon while he was sitting at a tea stall around 11 pm, leaving him injured. Later, Taijul was taken to Manda Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared him dead.


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