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Brother gets life for killing sibling in C’nawabganj

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  • 24 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Brother gets life for killing sibling in C’nawabganj

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CHAPAINAWABGANJ: A court here has sentenced one person to life imprisonment for killing his younger brother in Shibganj upazila of the district.

Additional district and session judge Md Rabiul Islam delivered the verdict on Monday in absence of the convict identifying Suffian Hoque.

The court also fined him Tk 10,000, in default, he will have to suffer six more months in prison.

According to the prosecution story in brief, the convicted Hoque, 40, hailed from of Parkalupur village at Durlavpur union of Shibganj, was locked in enmity with his younger brother Mominul Islam over the construction of a toilet.

On July 20, 2013, they traded heat speeches, prompting hoque to attack Islam on throat with a sharp machete, leaving him seriously injured.

Late, Islam died on the way to the hospital.

Islam’s wife Seema Begum filed a murder case against Sufian next day with Shibganj Thana.

Investigating officer sub-inspector Bani Israil submitted the charge sheet against Hoque to the court on September 30, 2013.

After hearing the witnesses, the court pronounced the judgment on Monday.