Sylhet: A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment (RI) for killing his cousin in Sadar upazila in 2012.
The court also fined the convict, M Ramzan Ali, 30, son of late Gazi Miah, a resident of Lamabazar area in the city, Tk one lakh, in default, to suffer two years more of RI.
According to the prosecution, on May 8, 2012, Ramzan chopped his cousin (son of father’s sister) Al Islam, son of Abdus Salam of Lakhaura village in the same upazila, to death behind the city’s Stadium Market following an altercation over sharing money of their business.
Police arrested the killer Ramzan from his home on that day.
Later, the victim’s mother Jorina Begum filed a case against Ramzan with Kotwali Police Station.
On August 25, 2012, Sub-inspector Khairul Alam of Kotwali Police Station submitted a charge sheet against Ramzan to a court.
After examining 10 witnesses and documents, Judge of Sylhet Special Session’s Court M Maidul Islam handed down the verdict.