A court here on Tuesday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for killing a man in Ghior upazila in 2013, Agencies report. The court also fined the lifers–Ripon Ullah, Delwar Hossain, Mahmudul Hasan Babu and Ismail Hossain Nuru—Tk 10,000 each.
District and sessions judge Mizanur Rahman Khan handed down the verdict in presence of the convicts. According to the prosecution, the convicts demanded money from one Alim in Kusta Bridge area while he was going to Ghior bazar on July 13, 2013.
When Alim refused to give them money the convicts strangulated him to death with a rope and hanged him with the bridge. They took away Tk 10,000 and a mobile set from his possession.
Later Shahnaj Begum, sister of victim, filed a case with Ghior Police Station accusing the four and police arrested them.