Man gets life for murder in Thakurgaon

Published: March 11, 2018 16:58:48 | Updated: March 12, 2018 11:48:10

A Thakurgaon court has sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his neighbour in Baliadangi upazila of the district in 2012.

The lifer is Abdul Khalek, 38, son of Rahim Uddin of Mechoni village of Baliadangi Upazila.

The court also fined him Tk 10,000, in default, to suffer three months more rigorous imprisonment.

According to prosecution, there was a long standing dispute between Khalek and his neighbor Shah Alam over land.

Following the dispute, Khalek stabbed Alam's father Abdul Haque when he was asleep on August 9, 2012 and fled away, leaving him critically injured. He died at a hospital on the same day.

Later, Alam filed a case against Khalek.

After examining all the records and witnesses, Thakurgaon Additional District and Sessions Judge Haidar Ali handed down the verdict.

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