A court in Kurigram on Monday sentenced to life term rigorous imprisonment of 8 accused in a murder case at Chilmari upazila and fined taka 10000, in default 6 months more jail. Kurigram learned district and session judge Abdul Mannan handed down the verdict. The accused have sent to jail.
Court sources and PP Abraham Lincoln said the accused Rashed and others killed a trader Nurnabi 22 son of teacher Moklesur Rahman of village Kachkol bazar under Chilmari upazila wrapping with a muffler as per plane on January 22,2004.
Earlier they exchanged hot words with the deceased Nornabi about irrigation to the land with shallow machine. Although the matter was minimized but the accused were not satisfied. So, they killed him following the incident.
The life term rigorous imprisonment accused are Rashed 40 son of Khetu sheikh, Mokbul Hossain54, Taslim Uddin 56, Abdul Kader 43 son of Daraz Uddin, Montu 41 son of Motear Rahman, Moslem Uddin 44 son of Monir Uddin, Monnaf 44 son of Sekendar Ali and Nuru Miah 50 son of Osman Miah of village Kachkol under Raniganj union of the upazila.
Moklesur Rahman filed a murder case with Chilmari thana police on January 23,2004 accusing 9 after murdering his son Advocate Amzad Hossain and advocate Samsuddoha Rubel conducted the case on behalf of accused while PP advocate Abraham Lincoln stood on behalf of the state.