A Jhenaidah court on Monday sentenced eight people to life term imprisonment for killing a Jubo League leader in 2010.
The convicts are—Shanti Hossain, Abdul Karim, Lavlu, Abu Zahid Moni, Mizanur Rahman alias Tak Mizan, Ibrahim Khalil alias Idris alias Idu, Mukul and Nasir.
The court also fined them Tk 5,000 each, in default, to suffer six months more igorous imprisonment.
The court also sentenced them to seven years imprisonment each in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act.
According to the prosecution, the convicts hurled bomb towards Zakir Hossain Mandal Shanti, convener of then Ganna union unit Jubo League, when he was returning home at Kashimnagar village in Sadar upazila by a motorbike on July 7, 2010, leaving him injured.
Later, he succumbed to his injures in a hospital in Dhaka on July 11.
Two separate cases were filed in this connection.
Police submitted chargesheet against eleven people.
After examining records and 19 witnesses, Additional Session Judge Shawkat Hossain handed down the verdict.