Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Manir Kamal delivered the verdict on Sunday
A Dhaka court has sentenced nine people to life term imprisonment for killing a man in 1996.
Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Manir Kamal delivered the verdict on Sunday, reports UNB.
The convicts are Mohammad Nasim, Abdul Malek, Joynal Abedin, Iqbal Hossain, Zohra Haque, Yeasin, Abul Hashem, Dulal and Selim.
The tribunal also fined each of them Tk20,000, in default, three months more rigorous imprisonment will be added.
According to the prosecution, Kamal Pasha alias Dipu, 23, was hacked to death by the convicts following enmity over controlling cable service business in city's Mirpur Mazar Road area on January 13, 1996.
Later, the victim's father Dewan Abdur Rahman filed a case with Mirpur Police Station.
Mohammad Nasiruddin, inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), submitted a charge sheet against them on October 10, 2013.
After examining the records and hearing testimonies of 15 witnesses, Judge Manir Kamal handed down the verdict.