6 get life term for killing housewife in Cumilla
A court in Cumilla on Wednesday sentenced six people to life imprisonment for killing a housewife at Daudkandi upazila in the district in 2007.
Cumilla Additional District and Sessions Judge Jahangir Hossain handed down the verdict.
The condemned convicts are Kausar, Jahangir Alam, Shafiqul Islam, Akhtar Hossain, Lalchan Swarnakar and Mohsin.
Lawyer of the plaintiff AHM Taifur Alam confirmed the matter.
According to the case statement, on January 19, 2007, the accused entered Shahnaz Akter's house in order to robbery and killed her with a sharp knife at night.
A case was filed with Daudkandi Police Station against in this connection.
Later, police submitted a charge-sheet against the accused to the court after completing investigation of the case.
The court delivered the verdict after taking depositions of witnesses.