11 get life term for murder in Kishoreganj
Kishoreganj: A court here on Wednesday sentenced 11 people to life term imprisonment for killing a man in Katiadi upazila in 2000.
The lifers are Allad Shah, Muklesur Rahman Shah, Ataur Rahman Shah, Samsuddin Shah, Ranjan Shah, Ohid Shah, Chandan Shah, Safir Uddin Shah, Montu Miah, Aslam, Jamal Shah, all residents of Sutinkola village of the upazila.
Besides, the court also fined them Tk 50,000 each.
It also sentenced six others - Sabuj, Kanchan, Rafiq Bhuiya, Jalal Uddin Shah, Liton and Fazlu Shah- to three years rigorous imprisonment.
The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each, in default, to suffer three months more RI.
According to the prosecution, the convicts killed Meraj Munshi, a resident of the village, over land related dispute on April 24, 2000.
Later, a murder case was filed.
After examining all the records and witnesses, additional district and sessions judge Mohammad Abu Taher handed down the verdict acquitting eight other accused.