A court in Khulna has sentenced nine people, including a former UP chairman, to death for the murder of Narail Awami League leader Probhash Roy.
The Khulna Speedy Trial Tribunal announced the verdict on Sunday. All the convicts were present in court.
The convicts are Bhadrabila Union Council Chairman Md Shahidur Rahman Mina, his brother Md Ilias Mina, his son Md Ashiqur Mina, Md Russel Mina, Bashar Molla, Robiul Molla, Enayet Molla, Yasin Molla and Mamun Mina.
They court also fined them with Tk 50,000 each.
Probhash Roy, president of Bhadrabila AL, was killed while talking to the general secretary of his unit on Feb 1, 2017.
The incident took place at Mirpara Bazaar in Narail town.
Probhash’s wife Tutul Rani Roy filed the murder case against Shahidur and eight others the same day.