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Seven get life for killing Jubo Dal leader in Lakshmipur

  • Our Correspondent
  • 4 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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LAKSHMIPUR: A court here on Monday sentenced seven people to life term imprisonment in a case filed over killing a local Jubo Dal leader at Dattapara union in sadar upazila in 2011.

 District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Rahibul Islam passed the order acquitting one more accused of from the charges.

The lifers are Md Aziz, former UP member of Dattapara Union, his son Md Sabuj, Billal Hossain Biplab, Ismail Hossain, Md Ibrahim, Md Manik and Abul Kashem. Ismail and Abul Kashem were present during the hearing while the other convicts remained absconding.

The convicts were fined Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer one year more rigorous imprisonment. According to case statement, on June 4, 2011, Anwar Hossain, president of union unit of Jubo Dal, was sitting in his brother’s election campaign office at Dattapara Bazar when some miscreants attacked the office and shot him, leaving Anwar dead the spot.

 A murder case was filed at sadar police station the following day against 25 named people and 12 unnamed people following a complaint lodged by Anwar’s brother Md Ashek-E-Elahi.

 On January 10, 2015, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police submitted the final investigation report at the court.