MANIKGANJ: A court here on Sunday sentenced life term imprisonment to four people in a murder case filed in 2015.
District and Sessions Judge Meer Ruhul Amin delivered the verdict in presence of the convicts after examining the records and witnesses.The condemned convicts are Jamir Hossain, Jahur Ali, Sumon Hossain and Motiar Rahman.
The court, however, acquitted eight others as their guilt was not proved.
According to the prosecution, the convicts hacked farmer Lal Chan at Jamsa village in Shibalay upazila on April 2, 2015 over land dispute. Later, he died on way to Dhaka.
The victim’s father filed a case the following day accusing 12 persons. Police submitted a chargesheet on December 5, 2015.