Four people were today sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in connection with the murder of a youth in the district in 2016.

Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADJ) Kaushalesh Kumar Singh also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of the four convicts — Gopal Singh, Madhav Singh, Bhopal Singh and Chandan Singh.

The four had killed Rahul Kumar with an iron rod on March 24, 2016, over a land dispute matter, in Diyaur village under the jurisdiction of Pakri Barawan police station, Assistant Public Prosecutor Ishwari Prasad Sharma said.

The deceased’s father had lodged an FIR against the four persons at the Pakri Barawan police station, Sharma said.