Six get life term for murder in Habiganj

9 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HABIGANJ: Six people were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here on Monday for killing a farmer in 2005, reports UNB.

The convicts are - Moshahid, Mohon Mia, Ziaur Rahman, Wahab Ullah, Chan Mia of the district’s Ajmiriganj upazila; and Dilu Mia of Kishoreganj.

All of them, except Moshahid and Ziaur, are absconding.

Additional District and Sessions Judge SM Nasim Reza also acquitted 14 other accused.

Farmer Toton Mia, 65, was found dead near a water body at Khagdair in Ajmiriganj on October 31, 2005. His wife Anwara Begum filed a case against 20 people at the Judicial Magistrate’s Court on November 15 that year.

Police pressed charges in court against 20 people on March 19 the next year.