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9 get life term for murder in Khulna


Khulna  – A tribunal here on Tuesday sentenced nine people to life term imprisonment for killing a night guard in Koira upazila in 2007.The convicts are — Quamrul Gazi, 34, Julfiqar alias Faku, 28,Humayan Sana, 32, Salam alias Sakim Moral, 40, Baizid Sana, 37,
Alamgir Sana, 32, Rustam Sana, 34, Habi Sana, 38 and Mafizul alias Mafi Sana, 38.The court also fined them Tk 10,000 each, in default, to serve one year more rigorous imprisonment,UNB News Agency Reported.
According to the prosecution, Abu Bakar Siddique alias Khokan Moral,haling from Aksara village in Asashuni upazila of Satkhira district,worked as a night guard at a fish enclosure at Sheora in the upazila.The convicts used to steal fish from the enclosure.
Fearing that Khokan Moral might tell the enclosure owner about the theft, the convicts hacked the night guard to death with sharp
weapons on February 18, 2007.Victim’s wife Gulnahar Bibi filed a case against unidentified people with Koira Police Station.Sub-inspector of Koira Police Station Mohammad Uddin, also the investigation officer of the case, arrested Salam alias Sakim in
connection with the incident.Later, Salam made his confessional statement disclosing the name of other killers before a court under section 164.Acting on his information, police arrested all the killers and submitted a chargesheet on May 31, 2007.After examining all documents and 14 witnesses out of 22, Judge of Public Safety Disturbance Crime Prevention Tribunal of Khulna SM Solaiman handed down the verdict.


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