The court passed the order on Thursday afternoon
A Kishoreganj court has sentenced one to death and six others to lifetime imprisonment for killing a man 10 years ago.
The court of Additional Assistant Judge Md Abdur Rahim passed the order on Thursday afternoon in the presence of death row convict Zilu Mian.
The convicts sentenced to lifetime imprisonment are: Toufique Mian, Badal Mian, Shinu Mian, Hadis Mian, Ishak Mian and Ali Mian.
According to the prosecution, on June 16, 2008, Zilu with his cohorts hacked to deatha man named Riaz Uddin, resident of Kathalia Kanda village in the district’s Tarail upazila, over previous enmity.
Later, Riaz’s brother Sharif Uddin filed a murder case against 15 people with Tarail police station.
After investigation, police submitted a charge sheet accusing 15 people.
Examining the records and witnesses, the court sentenced one to death and six to life-term inmprisonment, while eight others were acquitted of the charges, confirmed Public Prosecutor Md Humayun Kabir.