NILPHAMARI, Aug 12: A court here on Wednesday convicted five people and sentenced them to life term imprisonment for killing a farmer in 2008.
The convicts are-Samsuddin, Fazlar Rahman, Ashraf Ali, Bisharu Mamud, Rafiqul Islam of Khushipara village in Domar upazila.
The court also fined Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer six months more rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, police recovered the body of Lutfur Rahman, 50, a farmer, from near a pond at Dakkhin Balapara village in Dimla upazila on February 16, 2008.
Ambia Khatun, wife of the victim, filed a case accusing eight people,including the five convicts, with Domar Police Station.
Police submitted chargesheet against the five suspects after investigation.
After examining the records and witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge Mahabubul Alam handed down the verdict. ?UNB