A court in Rajshahi Thursday awarded eight outlaws to life term imprisonment in a case filed for killing three policemen in Bera upazila of Pabna in 2010.
After examining all the records and witnesses, Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Anup Kumar Roy handed down the verdict acquitting three other accused.
The lifers are: Jahurul Islam, Hashem alias Khokon alias Bachchu, Joson Mollah alias Javed, Nizam Fakir, Rafiq alias Joita Rafiq, Ayub Ali, Shukur Ali Sarder and Jahangir Alam alias Kana Alam. Among them, Jahurul and Bacchu have been on the run.
The court also fined them Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer one year more in jail.