DINAJPUR: A court here on Sunday sentenced death penalty to two men for killing a man over land dispute at Ratnoir village under Birol upazila of the district in 2004, reports BSS.
Apart from proving death sentence to Jahangir Alam, 35, and Shariful Islam, 33, District Additional and Sessions Judge Md Anowarul Haque also handed down verdict against 17 people sentencing them to life-term rigorous imprisonment.The court also fined each convict Tk 10,000.
According to the prosecution, one Abdul Bari and Abdul Kafi were seriously injured in a clash over land dispute at the village on October 29, 2004. They were admitted to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital where Abdul Bari died on October 30.
Advocate Abdul Baki, elder brother of Abdul Bari, filed a murder case the next day accusing 19 people.
Police also submitted the charge sheet accusing the 19 people.