14 get life term over murder during robbery

Published: April 18, 2018 18:09:01 | Updated: April 18, 2018 20:30:14

A court in Lakshmipur has sentenced 14 people to life term imprisonment each in a case filed over killing a college student during robbery in a house in 2011.

Laxmipur additional district and sessions judge Nazmul Huda Talukder handed down the verdict on Wednesday.

Among the convicts, five were tried in absentia.

According to the prosecution, a gang of robbers attacked the house of Kartik Paul at Kajir Dighirpar in Sadar upazila on July 2 in 1011.

Being obstructed, they opened fire on Dipta Paul, son of Kartik and a college student, leaving him dead on the spot and looted valuables, gold and cash.

Dipta’s uncle Sanjay Paul also received bullet injuries, reports UNB.

Later, victim’s father filed a murder and robbery case accusing 15 people on July 3 with Sadar Police Station.

Police submitted a charge sheet in April 2013 against 14 people. The court awarded the sentence after examining all the records and 22 witnesses.


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