Laxmipur man gets life for killing Jubo League leader

A Laxmipur court has awarded life term imprisonment to a man for killing local Jubo League leader Sahabuddin in Laxmpir Sadar upazila in 2010.

Judge of District and Sessions Judge Court in Laxmipur Md Shahenur delivered the verdict on Tuesday. The court, however, acquitted two other accused in the case. Kabir Hossain, the convict, is a resident of Kushkhali village at the upazila. According to the case statement, Sahabuddin was hacked to death on November 22 in 2010 after he was called out of his house in Kushkhali. His brother filed a murder case with Laxmipur Sadar police accusing Kabir and 14 others the next day. Police pressed charges against Kabir and two others after investigation.