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Two brothers get life-term for killing shop owner in Ctg

Chattogram court on Tuesday sentenced two brothers to life-term imprisonment for killing a shop owner at Banshkhali upazila in the district in 2001.Chattogram 1st Additional District and Sessions judge Md Robiul Awal pronounced the verdict against –Md Yasin, 47, his younger brother Md Zakaria, 42, sons of Abdul Goni, hailed from Pukuria village under Banshkhali upazila, in the afternoon.The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each, in default, they will have suffer six more months in jail.

The court also acquitted another one Md Asad in the case as the allegation brought against him were not proven.According to court sources, police recovered the decomposed body of a shop owner Ahmed Hossain from his shop after breaking the lock on January 12 in 2001 from Gangori Bazar under Banshkhali upazila of the district.After the incident, the victim’s elder brother Md Nurul Alam filed a murder case with Banskhali Police Station accusing unknown assailants on January 13 in 2001.On November 26, 2001, Banskhali Thana Police submitted a charge-sheet before the court accusing three people after the investigation.The court framed charges against those on February 9, 2009.After examining 13 prosecution witnesses out of 17, the judge pronounced the verdict in presence of convicted person Zakaria as another convicted person Md Yasin is on the run.

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