Man gets life term for killing wife in Khulna

A Khulna court has sentenced a man to rigorous life imprisonment for killing his wife.

At the same time, the court also fined the accused Md A Gafur Mali Tk 20,000 with additional six months rigorous imprisonment for non-payment .

Khulna Additional District and Sessions Judge Ashraf Uddin passed the order on Monday.

Md A Gafur Mali is a resident of Betagram in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila.

According to court sources, Monira Begum Mita, Gafur Mali’s wife came to know about his second marriage. And on the night of September 26, 2010 Gafur suffocated her to death in a planned manner.

Next day victim’s father filed a murder case at Dumuria police station.

On January 5, 2011, Dumuria Police SI Shahjahan submitted a charge sheet to the court accusing Gafur.