One to die for killing student in Satkhira

Published: July 23, 2018 17:00:28


A Satkhira court on Monday sentenced a man to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a college student in 2014.

The condemned convict is Dr Saifullah while the lifers are Mamun and Ziarul Islam.

According to the prosecution, Habibullah Sardar, a second year student of Satkhira Government College and son of Alimuddin Sardar, was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers over a trifling matter at Bakra village in Ashashuni upazila on July 11, 2014.

A case was filed in this connection. Police submitted charge sheet against 35 people in the case.

The court also sentenced twelve other convicts to various terms of imprisonment while acquitted 23 others as allegations brought against them could not be proved, reports UNB.

After examining the records and witnesses, Satkhira Additional District and Sessions Judge Arunav Chakrawarty handed down the verdict.

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