A Sylhet court on Wednesday sentenced three people to death and one to life term imprisonment in a murder case.
The court also ordered also fined the convicts Tk 50,000 each .
The condemned convicts are Syeda Rakha Begum, Ali Hossain and Rezwan alias Redwan and the lifer is Khaliquzzaman Layek.
Among the accused, Syeda Rakha Begum and Khaliquzzaman Layek were tried in absentia.
According to the case statement, Sadiqur Rahman Sadiq and Syeda Rakha Begum had been living together (without getting married) at a house in Noagaon area of Sylhet Sadar upazila.
As Sadiq’s family refused to accept their relationship Rakha with her companions killed him in October, 2015.