9 get death penalty in Naogaon triple murder case

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Naogaon, Mar 15: A court here today sentenced nine people to death and another to life in jail in a triple murder case in Badalgachhi upazila of the district in 2014.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Hasan Mahmudul Islam handed down the punishment this noon, reports BSS.

The convicts are– Md Saidul Islam, Aizul Haque, Jalal Hossain, Helal Hossain, Belal Hossain, Md Zayed, Abul Hossain, Md Mostafa, Md Sohag Ali and Md Hashem Ali, all are residents of Ujalpur village of the upazila.

According to prosecution, the convicts killed Md Shahidul Islam Dulu, Md Amjad Hossain and Abdul Wadud over land dispute on June 6, 2014.

Later, Farhad Hossain, son of the deceased Md Shahidul Islam, filed a murder case in this connection.

After examining records and witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge Hasan Mahmudul Islam delivered the verdict and acquitted ten others as allegations brought against them could not be proved.