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 6 get life for murder in Khulna 


Dhaka – A court in Khulna Wednesday sentenced six people to life imprisonment for killing a trader in a bomb attack in 2010.The convicts are Akter Jamil alias Boni, son of late Firoj Ahmed, Jahidul Islam alias Babu Bhuiyan, son of late Nur Mohammad Bhuiyan of Phultala upazila, M Alam Shiekh, son of late Barkat Ali of Narail district, Monirul Islam, son of Golam Mustafa, Al Mamun alias Bomaru Mamun, son of Siddikur Rahman and Bipul Bairagi, son of Debendra Nath Bairagi of the same district.The court also fined them Tk 50,000 each. In case of failure to pay the fine, they will have to suffer five years more rigorous imprisonment.According to the prosecution, Azad Gazi, a trader of Phultala upazila, died after sustaining severe injuires in a bomb attack by the convicts at Uttar Aloka village in Phultala upazila on February 2, 2010 over demanding extortion of Tk 30 lakh.Victim’s brother Abdus Sobhan filed a case accusing unnamed people. On February 26, 2012, police submitted a chargesheet against six accused in the case.After examining the records and witnesses, Public Safety Disturbance Crime Prevention Tribunal of Khulna Judge SM Solaiman handed down the verdict.UNB news agency


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