A court on Monday sentenced two people to death and three others to life term imprisonment for killing a housewife in 2002.
The condemned convicts are Sheikh Khairul Hasan and Pilton Das of Rajpasha village in Sadar upazila. The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each.The lifers are Ripon Sardar, Shahadat Hossain and Abdus Salam of Sadar upazila.
According to the prosecution, Anwara Begum, wife of Makbul of Rajpasha village in Sadar upazila, was hacked to death by the convicts over previous enmity on May 18, 2002.
Later, a case was filed in this connection and police submitted a chargesheet against seven people on November 21, 2008.
After examining records and witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge Sheikh Mohammad Tofayel Hasan handed down the verdict and acquitted two people as allegations brought against them could not be proved.