11 to walk gallows for killing Juba Dal activist in Laxmipur

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Laxmipur, August 30: Eleven people have to die for killing a Juba Dal activist Maulana Babar Mia in 2003 in Laxmipur.

A court in Laxmipur court on Tuesday sentenced 11 people to death in this regard.

Additional Sessions Judge M Saidur Rahman Gazi of Laxmipur District Judge handed down the verdict after final hearing.

The death-row convicts are Alam, Miraj, Manju, Mohin Uddin, Kala Munshi, Mamun alias Saiful Islam Mamun, Vuttu alias Abdus Shahid of Titarkandi village of sadar upazila, Moin Uddin of West Rajapur village, Morshed Alam of Gobindapur village, Masud of Jagannathpur village and Abul Bashar of Middle Gobindapur village.

However, the court also acquitted four persons as charges against them were not proved.

 Court sources said the accused chopped and shot Maulana Babar Mia of Titarkandi village to death on March 8 in 2003.