Microbus driver killed in Bogra, life of 9 people
Aziz Ahmed Rubel, Bogra/
The court sentenced nine accused to life imprisonment in the murder of a microbus driver named Nurul Haque (40) in Bogra’s Sharpur upazila. Judge Habiba Mandal of Bogra Additional Sessions Court announced the verdict on Tuesday (November 8) afternoon. Besides, each accused has been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for six months in addition to a fine of Tk 20,000.
The convicts are Shaheen, Ilyas, Shahajuddin, Nazrul Islam Naju, Russell, Amir, Jalal Gazi alias Palash Gazi, Rokeya Begum, Shahinur Rahman. Among the accused, Jalal Gazi alias Palash Gazi, Rokeya Begum, Shahinur Rahman are absconding.
Advocate Nachimul Karim Holi, the lawyer for the state, said that on July 1, 2015, the accused killed a microbus driver named Narul Haque of Ambari area of Sunamganj and left him in a pond in Mirzapur area of Sharpur. They committed this murder with the intention of stealing the microbus. Six people have been arrested in this incident, but three are absconding since the beginning. He also said that the court today sentenced 9 people to life imprisonment and ordered the speedy arrest of other convicted fugitives.