A Cumilla court on Tuesday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2009 for dowry.
Cumilla Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Judge Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun gave the judgment.
The court also fined the convict Tk 10,000, in default, to suffer two months more rigorous imprisonment.
The court also acquitted three people from the charges during the hearing, said Special Public Prosecutor Pradip Kumar Datta.
Kishoreganj: 3 to die for killing housewife for dowry
. According to case complaint, convict Abdul Kader, of Komar Doga village in Chauddagram upazila, used to torture her wife Jharna for dowry.
As her family couldn’t give him remaining Tk 30,000 of his demanded Tk 50,000 as dowry Kader planned to kill Jharna.
On June 24, 2009, Jharna’s body was recovered from a pond in the village.
Jharna’s sister Khaleda filed a case against seven people including Kader under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
Man to die for killing wife in Pabna for dowry
In 2015, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) submitted a charge sheet against four people- Abdul Kader, Monwara Begum, Najma Akter and Abdus Sattar in this case.
Source: United News of Bangladesh