8 to die for killing businessman in Habiganj
Habiganj: A court here on Wednesday sentenced eight people to death and 12 to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in 2011.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Mafruza Parvin handed down the verdict.
The condemned convicts are Sudhangshu Sen, Subhash Sen, Ershad, Abdul Malek Malu, Abdur Rahman, Abdul Kashem, Abu Lal and Mosharraf Hossain.
According to the case statement, Sudhangshu Sen had long been at loggerhead with businessman Ridwanul Mohsin Tipu over a piece of land.
As a sequel, the convicts swooped on the house of Tipu and killed him with sharp weapons on January 7, 2011.
The victim's wife Hasina Akter Baby filed a murder case on January 9.