Four get life for murder in Netrakona

21 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

NETRAKONA: A court here on Tuesday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for killing a farmer in 2006, reports UNB.

The convicts are Soban, Moti Mia, Azizul Haq and Sirajul Haq of Durgapur upazila of the district.

The court also fined each of Tk one lakh, in default, to suffer, three month more in rigorous imprisonment.

According to the prosecution, the convicts had an enmity with Shahid Mia, a farmer of Sakaia in Durgapur upazila, over the ownership of a piece of land. On August 3, 2006, the convicts swooped on Shahid and stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him dead on the spot.

Rahat Ali, brother of the victim, filed a case against 16 people. Police submitted charge-sheet against 13 people on November 24, 2006.