A court in Chuadanga on Thursday sentenced five people, including three siblings, to life term imprisonment for killing a farmer in Damurhuda upazila in 2014.
The lifers are Joynur, 45, Waaz, 48, Choto Buro, 44, son of Nur Box, Kuddus, 38, son of Mawla Box and Latif, 40, son of Moslem, all resident of Gobindahuda village.
The court also fined Tk 5,000 each.
According to the prosecution, the convicts hacked Mohsin Ali, a resident of the village, to death over previous enmity on January 16, 2014, reports UNB.
Later, victim's wife Nilufa Begum filed a murder case accusing 14 people with Damurhuda Model Police Station.
Later, police submitted a chargesheet against them on January 20, 2015.
After examining the records and witnesses, additional district and sessions judge-2 Jakir Hossain Khan handed down the verdict acquitting nine accused.
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