8 get life term for killing trader
A court in Meherpur on Thursday noon sentenced eight people to life term in prison for killing a trader.
District and Sessions Court judge SM Abdus Salam handed down the verdict.
Lifers are Enamul Haque, Zahidul Islam, Abdul Bari, Ramjan Ali, Mohammad Ali, Sirajul Islam, Altaf Hossain and Mintu Islam.
They court also fined them Tk 10,000 each. They will have to serve one year more in jail in case of failure to pay the fine.
Abu Bakr Shah, a resident of Karamdi village in Gangni upazila, was hacked to death near Karamdi field on June 24 in 2010 after he went out of the house.
The deceased's son Shahabuddin had lodge a case with Gangni Police Station accusing 11 persons.
Of them, two had died earlier and another was acquitted by the court.
The court public prosecutor Pallab Bhattacharya confirmed the matter.