A Laxmipur court on Monday sentenced eight people to death for the murder of Chhatra League leader Mehedi Hasan Jashim.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Amina Farhin handed down the verdict.
Public Prosecutor (PP) of the court, Advocate Jasim Uddin said that the police had filed a charge sheet against 12 accused in this case. Four of them died.
The court sentenced eight other accused to death, he added.
Seven accused were present in the court during the verdict. Another convicted accused Hizbur Rahman Swapan is absconding.
On February 10, 2013, Chhatra League leader Mehedi Hasan Jashim was shot dead at his home.
He was one of the secretaries of Kafil Uddin Degree College unit Chhatra League in the district's Sadar Upazila.