3 jailed for life in Cox’s Bazar

Published : 01 Feb 2023 08:30 PM | Updated : 01 Feb 2023 08:32 PM

A court in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday sentenced a man along with his wife and son to life-term imprisonment for murdering a man in Teknaf upazila of the district in 2019.

The court also fined each of them Tk 50000. If they are failed to pay the amount they will serve one year more in jail, said Public Prosecutor Faridul Alam.

District and Sessions Judge Nishat Sultana handed down the verdict to Md Monzur, his wife Amina Khatun and son Md Forkan. They are the residents in the Uttor Shilkhali area in Teknaf Upazila.

According to the prosecution, the convicts hacked one Abdul Karim to death for previous enmity in the Shilkhali area on August 27 in 2019. Following the murder Abdul Karim's wife filed a case with Teknaf Thana accusing the convicts. Police pressed the charge sheet on January 18 in 2021.