Five get life for killing man in Khulna

Our Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: A court here on Sunday sentenced five people to life term imprisonment in a case filed over the murder of a man in Koyra upazila of the district in 2013.

Judge of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court Md Yarab Hossain delivered the verdict in presence of the accused at 11:30 am.

The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each, in default of which they will have to serve six more months in jail.

The convicts are—Mamun Gazi, Mosharraf Hossain, Nuru Rahman, Sheikh Sajidur Rahman and Sheikh Motiar Rahman.

According to the case statement, the convicts hacked Akbar Ali, a medicine trader, to death following a land dispute in the morning on July 26, 2013.

Rabiul Islam, son of the deceased, filed a case accusing five in this connection.