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Woman, her lover to die for killing husband in Sirajganj

A Sirajganj court on Tuesday sentenced a woman and her lover to death for killing her husband in 2019 following an extramarital relationship.

Sirajganj District and Sessions Judge Fazle Khoda Mohammad Nazir handed down the judgment.

The condemned convicts are –Mukti Khatun, 22, daughter of late Mukta Sheikh of Shaktipur village in Shahjadpur upazila and Saidul Islam Tushar alias Tuhin.

According to the prosecution, Mukti Khatun, wife of Monirul Haque Pramanik , had love affair with Tuhin before her marriage and it continued after the marriage.

Thinking Monirul an obstacle in the way of their relationship, Mukti along with Tuhin strangled him to death in her grandfather’s house on June 3, 2019.

Monirul’s son Jailhaq Pramanik filed a case in this regard.

After examining the records and witnesses, the judge pronounced the judgment in the presence of the accused.

Source: United Nations of Bangladesh