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HC acquits four in Jamalpur murder case

| Updated: February 28, 2020 11:43:18

HC acquits four in Jamalpur murder case

The High Court has acquitted four people out of five convicted by a trial court in a case over the murder of 15-year-old Shah Jamal in Jamalpur 10 years ago.

The court has sentenced the remaining suspect to life in prison.

A High Court bench of Justice Krishna Debnath and Justice Muhammad Mahbub-Ul-Islam passed the order on Sunday after hearing the suspect’s appeals, jail appeals and death references, reports bdnews24.com.

The acquitted are Saddam, Zakir Hossain, Miran and Shetu.

The court jailed Fazle Rabbi Shishir for life.

Lawyers SM Shahjahan and Badruddoza Badal appeared on behalf of the suspects while Deputy Attorney General Md Bashir Ullah represented the state.

Deputy Attorney General Md Bashir Ullah told bdnews24.com that the prosecutors will appeal against the verdict.

Tenth grader Shah Jamal Swadhin was murdered in Shokal Bazar area of Jamalpur Sadar on the night of Mar 23, 2010.

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