A Meherpur court on Monday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for killing former panel mayor of Meherpur municipality Mizanur Rahman Ripon in 2011, UNB reports.
The convicts are—Abdul Halim, Radil Islam, Masud and Laltu of the district.
The court also fined them Tk one lakh each, in default, to suffer, two more years in rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, a gang of miscreants swooped on the business establishment of Mizanur Rahman Ripon, a Jubo league leader and also the former panel mayor of Meherpur municipality and opened fire on him on April 1, 2011, leaving him injured.
Later, Ripon succumbed to his injuries on April 8.
Father of Ripon filed a case with Sadar police station against five people. Police submitted chargesheet against four people in 2014 as the prime accused of the case Abdullah Al Mamun, general secretary of district unit Jubo League was shot to death by some miscreants in 2014.
After examining records and witnesses, Additional District and Session Judge Mohammad Nurul Islam handed down the verdict.