A Narayanganj court today sentenced six people to death and another to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in Siddhirganj upazila in 2009.
The condemned convicts were identified as Swapan, Nazmul, Masum, Aminul Islam, Sajjad Alam Dollar and Zakir Hossain.
The lifer is identified as Sadia.
According to the prosecution, the convicts picked up Rafique Bhuiyan from his house in Siddhirganj on June 3, 2009 as a sequel to previous enmity.
Rafique’s body was recovered from a water body in the area on the following day.
Later, victim’s brother Ratan Bhuiyan filed a case against the seven people.
After examining the records and witnesses, Judge of Narayanganj Additional District and Session Judge’s Court-1 Mamunur Rashid handed down the verdict.