Pirojpur: A Pirojpur court on Tuesday sentenced four people to life imprisonment in a case over the kill-ing of a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activist in Sadar upazila around seven years back.
Pirojpur District and Sessions Judge Md Mahiduzzaman handed down the judgment in presence of the accused, said public prosecutor Farukh Sardar.
The convicts–Dulal Mollah, 40, Saidul Islam alias Sayed Sheikh, 33, Shahidul Islam alias Shahid Sheikh, 36, and Belal Sheikh, 30, are residents of Kadamtala union under the Sadar upazila.
The court also acquitted two accused- Anis Sheikh and Hafizul Sheikh- as the allegations brought against them were not proved.
According to the case statement, the convicts stabbed Tanvir Ahsan Sakib, son of late Altaf Hossain Hawladar and a resident of the same union, with sharp weapons over a union parishad election on May 6, 2019.
He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a hospital on the following day.
The victim’s mother filed a murder case naming the accused with the police station concerned.
pressed chargsheet accusing six people on February 10, 2019.
After examining the records and 25 witnesses the court delivered the judgment.