Man gets death sentence for killing wife in Satkhira


A court here today sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in Tala upazila of the district in 2009.

Satkhira Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge MG Azam pronounced the verdict in the afternoon

The convicted person is Mostafa Biswas, son of Amjed Biswas, a resident of Chandkati village of the upazila.

According to the details of the case, on the night August 17, 2009, the convict Mustafa beat and strangled his wife Shiuli Khatun to death for dowry.

On August 18, 2009, father of the victim Abdus Sabur filed a murder case at Tala Police Station accusing Mustafa and his father Amjed Biswas in this connection.

On September 4, 2009, sub-inspector (SI) Lutfar Rahman of Tala Police Station filed the charge-sheet in the court.

After examining the record and witnesses, the court found Mustafa guilty.

The court acquitted Amjed Hossain, father of Mustafa Biswas, as the charges against him were not proved.

Public Prosecutor (PP) Advocate Zahurul Haider Babu confirmed the matter.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha