4 to die for double murder in Kishoreganj
Kishoreganj: A court here on Tuesday sentenced four people to death and 21 others to life term imprisonment in a double murder case in 2012.
The condemned convicts are Alamin, Mizanur Rahman, Nazmul and Swapan of Joyka village in Karimganj upazila. The court also fined them Tk 5 lakh each, reports the UNB.
The lifers are Didar, Gias Uddin Sarkar, Habibur Rahman Habi, Dulal, Israil, Jashim Uddin, Rafiqul Islam, Islam Uddin, ShahabUddin, Ashraf Uddin, Kanchan Mia, Alam, Selim, Lokman, Harun Mia, Kanchan, Sohel, Azad, Rukon Uddin, Ratan and Shamim.
All the convicts were fined Tk 5 lakh each.
According to the prosecution, Kubad Mia and Zakarul had an altercation with the convicts over a charging a mobile phone on August 24, 2012.
At one stage of altercation, both groups attacked each other, leaving Kubad and Zakarul dead on the spot.
Sujata Begum, wife of Kubad, filed a case against 27 people.
DB police submitted chargesheet against 25 people.
After examining the records and witnesses Kishoreganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Abu Taher handed down the verdict.