A court here today sentenced three persons, including two brothers, to suffer life term imprisonment for killing a man at Hatnaiya village under Mohonganj upazila of the district in 2004.
Additional district and session Judge Netrakona Mohammad Saifur Rahman pronounced the judgment in his crowded courtroom.
According to the court sources, the convicted persons are- Habur Rahman, 45, his younger brother Kamruzzaman, 40, and Golam Faruk Tanvir, 42, residents of the same area.
The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicts suddenly attacked and chopped Kayes Chowdhury to death over previous enmity at the village on February 6, 2004.
After the incident, victim's elder brother Manik Chowdhury filed a murder case with Mohonganj Police Station on February 8 of the same year.
Police after investigation submitted charge sheet against 29 persons to the court.
Later, the judge after examining the witnesses and evidences found the convicted persons guilty and handed down the punishment, the court sources said.
The judge also acquitted 26 accused of the case as the killing charge brought against them was not proved.