A Rajshahi court in its verdict on Sunday sentenced one person to death and another to life imprisonment for killing a person in Rajpara police station area of the city around four years ago.
Judge of Speedy Trial Tribunal Shirin Kabita Akter found them guilty and pronounced the verdict in their presence, reports BSS.
The death penalty awardee is Abdul Malek and another convicted person, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, is Jahangir Hossain. Both of them are residents of Raipara area under Rajpara Police Station in the city, reports BSS.
The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicted persons killed Alamin Hossain in Haragram area under the same police station on August 5, 2013 over previous enmity.Alamin Hossain was the resident of same locality.
On the following day, Alamin's father lodged a case with Rajpara Police Station. Upon completion of investigation, police pressed charges sheet against them.
After examining the recorded depositions of 15 prosecution witnesses and other relevant evidences, the court handed down the verdict.
Special Public Prosecutor Entajul Haque conducted the case on behalf of the state while Advocates Hamidul Haque and Ekramur Rasul defended the accused.