KHULNA: Five youths were sentenced to life in prison for killing a man in Paikgacha upazila of the district.
The judge also fined each Taka 20,000, in default 6 more months of rigorous imprisonment will be applicable.
Judge Yarob Hossen of district and sessions judge’s court of Khulna delivered the verdict on Monday (June 17).
Lawyer for the state M Ilias Khan said the murder was carried out over previous enmity.
All of the convicts were- Mizanur Rahman Montu, 28, Amir Sarder, 25, Mizanur Rahman alias Chengra Mizan, 22, Hasan Gazi, 24 and Lutfar Sheikh 30-present during the trial.
Harun-ar-Rashid went missing from Christen Para of Paikgacha upazila from December 25 of 2006.
His dead body was recovered from a school septic tank on June 10 of 2007.
Rizia Begum, mother of the deceased, filed a murder case over the incident.
BDST: 2038 HRS, JUNE 17, 2019