Correspondent: A Habiganj court sentenced five persons to death penalty in a murder case in Habiganj.
The court also sentenced 27 others to different-term imprisonment and fined them in the case.
Judge Mafroza Parveen of Habiganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Court passed the order on Tuesday noon.
The death-row convicts are Anis Mia, Forash Mia, Jamshed Mia, Bazlu Mia and Nur Islam. Of them, Anis and Forash were present while declaring the verdict.
According to court sources, Moktadir Ali, 24, son of Mosoddor Ali of Boaljur village of the district`s Nabingaj Upazila, was killed over allegation of feeding paddy plants by cattle on Februay 20 in 2002.
Deceased`s brother Moshahid Ali filed a murder case with Nabiganj Police Station on the day.EditorDesk | Published On:October 26, 2016