A court in Habiganj sentenced on Tuesday four persons to death in the murder of a man 16 years ago.
Habiganj's additional district and sessions judge convicted nine people in the killing.
It ordered death sentences for Goura Mohan Das, Dilip Das, Samir Das and Tapu Das. Five others have received various prison terms, reports bdnews24.com.
Convicts Ganesh Das and Gouranga Das were jailed for three years each, while Ramu Das, Nil Mohan Das and Ramcharan Das received one-year prison term each.
The court has acquitted 24 others as charges against them were not proven beyond doubt.
On November 10, 2001, Azmiriganj Upazila resident Gourav Chowdhury was beaten to death by a group of men over an argument.