Sirajganj: A court here on Sunday sentenced a man along with his brother to life imprisonment for killing his own daughter in a bid to frame rivals in 2009.
The convicts are Abul Hossain, 50, and his brother Khalilur Rahman, 58, sons of late Abdul Majid of Alokdia village under Solonga Police Station.
The court also fined them Tk 5,000 each, in default, to suffer three months more in prison.
According to the prosecution, Abul Hossain along with his brother strangulated his own daughter Asia Khatun, 8, to death on November 11, 2009 and dumped the body in a mustard field to frame the rivals.
Police recovered the body the following day. Abul Hossain filed a case against four people in this connection.
During interrogation, Abul Hossain confessed to Detective Branch of police sub-inspector Rakibul Hasan, also the investigation officer of the case, that he along with his brother killed Asia.
Later, the DB official filed a murder case against the duo on November 12, 2012.
After examining the records and witnesses, Sessions’ Court Judge Abdus Salek handed down the verdict.
Two siblings get life term for murder