27 Nov 2023, 18:21

Five get life term for killing man in Habiganj

HABIGANJ, Nov 27, 2033 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced five people to life term imprisonment for killing a man at Kalikapur village under Madhabpur upazila of the district, in 2006.
Additional District and Session Judge Court-2 Judge Yashir Arafat pronounced the verdict this afternoon.
The court also fined them Taka 1, 00,000 each.
The convicted are Salauddin, son of Zia Uddin and his brother Jasim Uddin of Kalikapur village of Madhabpur upazila, Rafiz Uddin, son of Chona Mia of Bahra village of the same upazila, Azizur Rahman alias Farid Mia, son of Matiur Rahman and Aktar Mia, son of Badsha Mia, resident of the same area, a court official said.
According to prosecution, Afzalur Rahman, a family planning inspector, had a land dispute with the accused. On the night of March 21, 2006, the accused beat Afzalur Rahman to death when he was returning home from a local market.
On March 22, 2006 the victim's wife Chakina Begum filed a murder case with Madhabpur police station, mentioning the names of Jasim Uddin, Salauddin, Azizur Rahman and unknown 4/5 persons as defendants.
Later, police submitted charge-sheet against them.
After examining witnesses, the court found them guilty and handed down the punishment today.
Additional Public Prosecutor Advocate Habibur Rahman confirmed the matter.