2 get life term in murder case
A court in Barishal on Monday convicted two people and sentenced them to life term rigorous imprisonment in a murder case.
Lifers Iqbal Mahmud and Masudul Islam, residents of Char Hogla village in Mehendiganj upazila, will have to serve one year more in jail in case of failure to pay the fine of Tk 50, 000.
According to the case statement, the convicts hacked Idris Miaji, a resident of the same village, indiscriminately at his house on June 12, 2015, over land dispute. Idris was rushed to a local hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
A case was filed against eight people with Mehendiganj Police Station in this connection .
Later, police submitted a charge sheet accusing five people. An accused died during the trial proceedings.
After examining the records and witnesses, District and Sessions Judge Md. Rafiqul Islam handed down the verdict.