Six get life imprisonment for murder in Habiganj

Published: April 08, 2019 17:23:24

A Habiganj court on Monday sentenced six people to life imprisonment for killing a farmer in 2005.

The convicts are - Moshahid, Mohon Mia, Ziaur Rahman, Wahab Ullah, Chan Mia of the district's Ajmiriganj upazila; and Dilu Mia of Kishoreganj.

All of them, except Moshahid and Ziaur, are absconding.

Additional District and Sessions Judge SM Nasim Reza also acquitted 14 other accused.

Farmer Toton Mia, 65, was found dead near a water body at Khagdair in Ajmiriganj on October 31, 2005. His wife Anwara Begum filed a case against 20 people at the Judicial Magistrate's Court on November 15 that year.

Police pressed charges in court against 20 people on March 19 the next year, reports UNB.


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