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One to die, 5 get life in prison in murder cases in 4 dists

 News Desk

 Published: 07:20 PM, 29 November 2018   Updated: 07:20 PM, 29 November 2018



Separate courts in Satkhira, Kushtia, Faridpur and Manikganj districts on Thursday sentenced a man to death and five people to life imprisonment in separate murder cases.

Besides, a man was sentenced to life in prison in Chuadanga in a gold smuggling case while another to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment in Manikganj in a drug case.

In Satkhira, a court sentenced Jalal Sana, 52, son of Abdul Sana of Ragunathpur village in Kaliganj upazila, to death for killing his wife Nasima Khatun.

According to the prosecution, Jalal Sana hacked his wife to death over family feud on March 13, 2018.

Later, Nasima's father filed a murder case against Jalal.

After examining all the records and witnesses, district and session judge Syed Sadequl Islam Talukder handed down the verdict.

In Kushtia, a court sentenced three members of a family to life imprisonment for killing a young man in Bheramara upazila on August 24, 2013.

The convicts are Abdul Mannan, 52, son of late Nagar Mistri, his wife Marina Khatun, 40, and his mother Marjina Khatun, 70, of Satbaria Hisnapara village.

According to the prosecution, the convicts attacked Shahin and his brother Khairul, sons of late Talim Uddin Mondal of Dakkhin Bhabanipur village, over a trifling matter and beat them, leaving Khairul critically injured.

Later, Khairul died on the way to hospital.

Khairul's elder brother filed a murder case accusing four people.

After examining all the records and witnesses, district and session judge Arup Kumar Goswami delivered the verdict acquitting one accused.

In Faridpur, a court awarded Rahin Sheikh, 20, son of Akbar Sheikh of Bilamahmudpur in Sadar upazila, to life imprisonment for killing his stepmother Beauty Begum on July 9 in 2016.

According to the prosecution, Rahin stabbed his stepmother to death following a family feud.

Later, his father filed a case accusing Rahin, his brother and his mother.

In Manikganj, a court sentenced Jahirul, 25, to life in prison for killing a woman, Alladi, 65, during a burglary at Kumulli village in Sadar upazila on August 11, 2017.

According to the prosecution, Jahirul entered the house of Bhojam Ali at the village and stole his wife's gold chain and earrings after strangulating her to death.


Later, Alladi's daughter Fulmala filed a case over the incident.

After examining all the records and witnesses, district and session judge Shahidul Alam Jhinuk handed down the verdict.

Besides, a court here sentenced a drug trader, Riazul Miah, to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment and fined him Tk 3 lakh in a case filed in connection with the recovery of 1000 Yaba tablets from Golra village in Singair upazila.

In Chuadanga, judge Rabiul Islam of special trial tribunal sentenced a man, Kawser, 37, son of Imdadul Haque of Nastipur village in Damurhuda upazila, to life imprisonment in a gold smuggling case.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug