3 get life term for killing journo

Habiganj Correspondent : A court in Habiganj on Monday convicted three people and sentenced them to life term imprisonment in a case filed for killing a local journalist in 2012.

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.

The victim’s brother Mujahid Ahmed lodged a case against four people, including the three accused, with Nabiganj Police Station in this connection.
After taking deposition of 20 witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge SM Nasim Reza pronounced the verdict.

However, the other accused in the case was acquitted as his guilt is not proved.


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