Dhaka, Bangladesh
Five get life for double murder

Five get life for double murder

NETRAKONA, July 12: A court here on Thursday sentenced five people to life term imprisonment in a case over killing a man and his son over a land dispute at Rupchandrapur village in Atpara upazila in 2011. The lifers are Rukan Uddin alias Afeus Miah,45, JashimUddin, 50, Sabas Khan, 52, Sulto Khan, 55, Hares Miah, 35, of Rupchandrapur village. Judge KM Raseduzzaman Raja of District and Sessions Judges Court handed down the verdict and fined them each Tk 50,000 each ,in default, to suffer three months more rigorous imprisonment. The court also acquitted seven other accused as their guilt was not proved. According to the case statement, on March 27, 2013, the convicts attacked Tajul Islam and his son Suman Miah while they were returning home after fishing. They beat them up and hacked the duo, leaving them severely injured. Later, the duo succumbed to their injuries. Victim's son Suhag Miah filed a case with Atpara police station on January 16, 2013. BSS report adds: A court here on Thursday sentenced one person to death for killing his wife at Naudapara village under Bheramara upazila of the district in 2009. The court also fined convicted man Tarikul Islam Titu, 36, Taka 50,000. Judge of Woman and Child Repression Control Tribunal Munshi M Mashiur Rahman pronounced the verdict. According to prosecution, Titu killed his wife Mele Akhter on July 6, 2009 for dowry. The victim's brother Jahangir Islam filed a murder case after that with Bheramara police station. Police after investigation submitted charge-sheet before the court against Titu. Later, the judge examining the witnesses and evidences announced the judgment.

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