A Chattogram court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term in jail for killing his wife in Chattogram city in 2015.
The lifer is Abdus Sattar, of Cummila district.
Chattogram Metropolitan Sessions Judge Sheikh Ashfaqur Rahman handed down the judgement in the presence of the accused.
The court also fined the convict Tk 50,000, in default, to serve jail for another six months.
Abdus strangled his wife Shaheda Aktar to death and hanged the body from the ceiling fan trying to show it as suicide, said Chattogram Metropolitan Public Prosecutor (PP) Fakhruddin Chowdhury.
On August 4 in 2015, police recovered the hanging body of Shaheda from their home at Khulsi area of the city.
Later, police arrested Abdus in connection with the killing. And during primary interrogation, he confessed to his crime.
A case was filed at Khulsi police staion in this regard.
Police submitted chargesheet against him on October 28 the same year.
On August 4 in 2016, the court framed charges against the convict.