Five get life term for murder in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Nov 30: A local court on Thursday sentenced five persons to life-term imprisonment and fined each Tk 20,000, in default to suffer one more year in jail, for killing a man.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Imdadul Haque delivered the verdict against Ashraful Haque, 43, Israfil Hossen, 39, Mozammel Haque, 48, Mokbul Hossen, 37, and Mozaffar Ali, 36, of Khodapur Birohi Village in Bagmara Upazila of the district.
As per the prosecution, the convicts killed their neighbour Golam Rabbani, 25, over previous enmity on the night of March 25, 2009. On the next morning, locals found his blood-stained body in a nearby betel leaf garden.
Khoda Baksh, father of the victim, lodged a case with Bagmara Police Station on the same day.
After investigation, police submitted a charge-sheet accusing them on August 30, 2009.