11 Aug 2022, 18:50

6 get life-term jail in two separate cases in Kushtia

KUSHTIA, Aug 11, 2022 (BSS) - Two separate courts here today sentenced six
people to life-term imprisonment for murdering two people in two separate
places in 2016 and 2017.

District and Sessions Judge of Additional Court 1 Tajul Islam sentenced
Azizul Islam, 25, Shijuddin Kazi, 30, Joynal Sarder, 38, and Siful Islam
Khan, 30, to life-term imprisonment for murdering Sanaur Rahman in Kushtia
Sadar upazila in 2016.

Azizul, Shijuddin and Siful Islam Khan are the residents at Khajanar village
while Joynal Sarker is an inhabitant in Koburhat area in Sadar Upazila.   

According to the prosecution, on May 20 in 2016 the convicts hacked
homeopathic doctor Sanaur Rahman, 57, and his associate Md Sifuzzaman in
Bottoil area. They were taken to Kushtia General Hospital where the duty
doctor declared Sanaur dead.

Following the murder, Sanaur's brother filed a case with Kushtia Model Thana
accusing unidentified people. Police pressed the charge sheet on April 30 in
2017 accusing the convicts.

The charge sheet in its observation said people influenced by Islamic
extremists might attack them. Md Sifuzzaman is a teacher of Kushtia Islamic

Testifying witnesses and evidences Judge Tajul Islam gave the order in
presence of the convicts. The court also fined each convicts Tk 25000, said
Public Prosecutor Anup Kumar Nandi.

Besides, Judge Ashraful Islam of Special Court in Kushtia sentenced Sifat
Biswas, 50, and Washim Ali, 37, to life term imprisonment for murdering a man
named Riazul, 55, over listening songs at Baradi village in Kumarkhali
Upazila in 2017.

According to the prosecution, on April 23 in 2017 the convicts stabbed Riazul
to death at the village at day light. Following the murder Riazul's son filed
a case with Kumarkhali Thana accusing nine people. Police pressed the charge
sheet on September 10 in the year, said advocate Rafiqul Islam.  



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