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Three get life for killing boy in Netrakona


A court here on Wednesday convicted three people and sentenced them to life term imprisonment for killing a boy in 1998.The lifers are Jewel Bhoumik, son of Nilkamal Bhoumik, a resident of Dattakhila village, Maloy Datta, son of Manindra Datta, a resident of Nagargati village of Kalmakanda upazila, and his mother Suniti Rani Datta.Among the convicts, Jewel Bhoumik was tried in absentia.The court also fined the trio Tk 20,000 each, in default, to suffer two years more of rigorous imprisonment.The court also acquitted three other accused as the allegations brought against them could not be proved.According to the prosecution, the trio killed Pritish Kumar Chakrabarty, a son of Jatish Chakrabarty, a resident of Boroiunda village in Kalmakanda upazila, while he was living in his uncle’s house, over a feud at Nagargati village in Kalmakanda upazila on August 11, 1998.A case was filed against six people in this connection on the following day.After examining the records and witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge Abdul Hamid handed down the verdict. -UNB, Netrokona


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