Murder for protesting stalking: 6 get life term in Rajshahi

A Rajshahi court on Thursday sentenced six people to life term imprisonment in a case over hacking a man to death for protesting stalking of his niece.

Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Anup Kumar Ray pronounced the judgment.

The court also fined the convicts Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer one year more imprisonment .

The court acquitted 15 other accused in the case .

The lifers are Mintu Ali,35, Md Rana,21, Md Pana,25, Arif Hossain,25, Sharif Hossain,22, from Sultanpur village in Bagha upazila, and Arjed Ali alias Bhola,47, of Moniharpur village in Natore.

On January 14, 2020, Nazmul Hossain was hacked to death at Sultastanpur village for protesting the stalking of his niece.

A murder case was lodged at Bagha police station upon receiving a complaint from Nazmul’s father.

Source: United News of Bangladesh