6 get life term for murder in Habiganj


Habiganj Correspondent : Six people were sentenced to life imprisonment by a Habiganj court on Monday for killing a farmer in 2005.

The convicts are – Moshahid, Mohon Mia, Ziaur Rahman, Wahab Ullah, Chan Mia of the district’s Ajmiriganj upazila and Dilu Mia of Kishoreganj.

All of them, except Moshahid and Ziaur, are absconding.

Additional district and sessions judge SM Nasim Reza also acquitted 14 other accused.

Farmer Toton Mia, 65, was found dead near a water body at Khagdair in Ajmiriganj on 31 October, 2005. His wife Anwara Begum filed a case against 20 people at the judicial magistrate’s court on 15 November that year.

Police pressed charges in court against 20 people on 19 March the next year.


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