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5 to die for killing farmer in Laxmipur

A Laxmipur court on Wednesday sentenced five people to death and three others to life imprisonment for killing a farmer in 2018.

District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Rahibul Islam handed down the judgment.

The condemned convicts are—Jashim Uddin, Nur Mia, Shafiqur Rahman, Touhir Hossain and Rubel Hossain.

The lifers are Jewel, Rahela Begum and Moktar Hossain. Of them Jewel and Moktar tried in absentia.

The court also acquitted three accused—Osman Kabiraj, Umme Habiba and Sumaiya—as allegations brought against them could not be proved.

According to the prosecution, Akbar Hossain of Charbonshi in Raipur upazila was stabbed to death by the convicts on September 7, 2018 over land dispute.

Tahirul Islam, son of Akbar lodged a complaint with Raipur Police.

On April, 1, 2019, police submitted chargesheet against 11 people.

Source: United News of Bangladesh