A court in Netrakona on Tuesday sentenced three robbers to death and 19 others to life term imprisonment for killing a man while committing robbery in a house in Khaliajuri upazila in 2011.
The condemned convicted robbers are Osman Goni, Taher and Kawser. Among them, Osaman and Taher remained absconding.
According to the prosecution, a gang of robbers stormed in the house of a Monoranjan Sarker in Adampur village of the upazila on September 4, 2011.
After being chased by villagers, the robbers opened fire on them, leaving a villager Doyal Sarker, 25, dead on the spot.
Later, a case was filed with Khaliajuri Police Station in this connection and police pressed charge sheet on January 24 in 2013 accusing 23 people.
After examining all the records and 14 witnesses, K M Raseduzzaman, session judge of the court, handed down the verdict against 22 people as one of them died during the trial.
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