A Kishoreganj court awarded death sentenced to a man and life term imprisonment to six other people in a murder case.

District Additional Sessions Judge Muhammad Abdur Rahim delivered the verdict on Thursday in presence of the convicts. The court also fined Tk 50,000 each.

Among the seven convicts, Zillu Miah was sentenced to death while Toufiq Miah, Badal Miah, Ishaq Miah, Sinu Miah, Hadis Miah and Ali Akabar got life term in jail. Another eight accused in the case were acquitted.

According to the case statement, on June 16 in 2008, the convicts stabbed one Riaz Uddin to death in Katalia kanda village of Tarail upazila.

Sharif Uddin, brother of the deceased, filed a case accusing 15 people over the murder with Tarail Police Station.

Kishoreganj Correspondent