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Man sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment

The court of the Additional District and Sessions Judge, Darrang on Saturday awarded rigorous imprisonment to one Nabi Hussain(50) of village Silbori under Dalgaon Police Station for brutally killing one of his neighbours Firoz Ali and then burying the dead body in an attempt to conceal evidence. The judge Thaneswar Kalita also imposed a fine of Rs. 25000 against Nabi in default of which the convict will have to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a term of another one year. According to the police records,Firoz Ali was murdered with sharp weapons on June 22,2003 after which Samsul Hoque son of Late Firoz Ali lodged a police complaint stating that his father was brutally killed by Nabi Hussain,Noor Hussain and Younis Ali following a long standing land dispute between their families.On the basis of the F.I.R the police after three years arrested the all three accused and sent them to jail. The court after going through the evidence found Nabi Hussain guilty and convicted him for life term imprisonment. However the other two accused were acquitted due to lack of sufficient witness and evidence.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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