A Sunamganj court on Thursday sentenced two people to death and thirteen others to life imprisonment for killing two men in Tahirpur upazila in 2000.
Judge of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Nurul Alam Mohammad Nipu handed down the verdict this afternoon.The death row convicts are Abdul Hannan alias Jatra Mia and Shamshuddin alias Shamshu Mia while life awardees are Abdul Mannan, Inu Mia, Renu Mia, Hamdu Mia, Afzal Mia, Jalal Uddin, Abdu Nur, Sabuj Mia, Babul Mia, Alkash Mia, Badal Mia, Rahmat Ali and Manu Mia, all of them hailing from Kamdebpur village at Shreepur Dakshin union in the upazila.
According to the case statement, the convicts shot Arpan Ali and Matiur Rahman over establishing supremacy on March 19, 2000, leaving them seriously injured.
They later died after being taken to Tahirpur Upazila Health Complex.
Ataur Rahman, a relative of the deceased, filed a murder case against 28 people at Tahirpur police station on the same day.