Two siblings get life term for murder in Kishoreganj

Published: February 19, 2019 16:38:18

A Kishoreganj court on Tuesday sentenced two siblings to life-term imprisonment for killing a man in 2012.

The convicts are Akkas and Tara Mia, sons of Abed Ali of Latibabad in Kishoreganj. The court also fined them Tk 0.5 million each.

According to prosecution, Akkas and Tara attacked one Abdul Khalek with a sharp weapon during an altercation over the ownership of the local graveyard on June 30, 2012. Khalek died from his injury.

Later, Advocate Saidur Rahman, son of the victim, filed a case against eight people.

After examining records and witnesses, Kishoreganj Addistional District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Abdur Rahim convicted the siblings and acquitted six others, reports UNB.

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