Judicial

4 get life term for 2008 deaths of two brothers in Sitakunda

A court has sentenced four people to life in prison in a case of beating to death of two brothers in Chattogram's Sitakunda.

At the same time, they have been fined Tk 20,000 each and additional 4 months non-payment imprisonment.

Chattogram Fifth Additional District and Sessions Judge Ashok Kumar Dutta passed the order on Tuesday

Confirming the order, Public Prosecutor (PP) Lokman Hossain Chowdhury said that the accused were Abul Kalam Azad, Badsha Alam, Faruk Mia and Md. Sekander of Baro Aulia area of Sitakunda upazila.

According to court sources, on April 20, 2008, Harun and his cousin Zahidul were beaten to death inside a factory in Baro Aulia area of Sitakunda over establishing dominance and enmity.

Harun's father Mohammad Ali filed a case over the murder at Sitakunda police station.

On September 18 of that year, the police submitted a chargesheet against the four, to the speedy trial tribunal.

The four accused were present at the court when the verdict was announced, said PP Lokman.

Source: United News of Bangladesh