NARAIL: A court here on Sunday sentenced five people to life-term imprisonment for killing a man in Kalia upazila of the district in 2010.
District Additional and Sessions Judge Md Akram Hossain handed down the verdict to Faijur Molla, Faruk Molla, Kamal Khan, Foshiar Molla and Ashikur Rahman. All of them are the residents of Shatbaria village in Kalia upazila.
According to the details of the case, on April 10 in 2010, the convicts hacked one Sobhan Faraji to death in broad day light over previous enmity at Shatbaria village.
Following the murder, victim’s brother filed a case accusing 26 people with Kalia Thana.
Testifying witnesses and evidences the court gave the verdict in presence of three convicts. Ashikur Rahman is on run while Foshiar Molla died during hearing, said Public Prosecutor (PP) Advocate Emdadul Islam.
The court also fined each convicts Taka 30,000.