The lifers are Badsha Mia, Rahul Mia and Farid Mia. They all are the residents of Sataihal village in Nabiganj upazila.
The convicts have to serve two years’ more rigorous imprisonment if they failed to pay the fined money of Tk 10,000 each.
According to the case statement, Zunaid Ahmed, a local journalist, went out of the house in the same village on July 10, 2012. But he did not return home at night.
Police recovered his severed body from a rail line in Shayestaganj area the next morning.