A Kishoreganj court on Wednesday awarded life term imprisonment to two people for killing a college student in the district in1999. The convicts are Piplu and Sajib, son of Fazlur Rahman Mallik of the area.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Md Abu Taher delivered the verdict. The court also fined the convicts Tk 10,000, in default, six months more rigorous imprisonment. The court, however, acquitted four other accused.
According to the case statement, Shafiq Azad, a first year student of Accounting Department at Wali Newaz Khan College in Kishoreganj, was hacked to death by a group of miscreants at Jalsa Mor area in the Sadar upazila in 1999. Soon after the murder, victim’s uncle Al Amin filed a case was filed with Kishoreganj Sadar Model Police Station in this connection.
Police submitted charge sheet against four people after investigation.