Four to die for double murder in Mymensingh

21 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

MYMENSINGH: A court here on Wednesday sentenced four people to death for killing two siblings in Tarakanda upazila in 2001, reports UNB.

The condemned convicted are - Liakat Ali, 55, Abul Kashem, 50, Enayer Hossain, 35 and Hossain Ali, 62, residents of Kodaldhar village. The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each.

Besides, the court sentenced three other convicts to different terms of jail. According to the prosecution, Abdur Rashid and Gias Uddin, sons of late Hafiz Uddin, were hacked to death in a clash over land on Aug 4, 2001.

After examining all the records and witnesses, Mymensingh Special judge Md Ehsanul Haque handed down the verdict acquitting 15 people.