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Husband & 2nd wife get life imprisonment for murder in Rajshahi

Sumel Sarker

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Husband & 2nd wife get life imprisonment for murder in Rajshahi

7 October 2015, Nirapad News: A court today sentenced a husband and his second wife to life imprisonment for killing first wife Sazeda Khatun in the city.

Metropolitan Session Judge Altaf Hossain pronounced the verdict in presence of the convicts. The convicts are: Harunur Rashid and Monwara Khatun.

According to the prosecution story, in brief, is that the accused killed Sazeda Khatun in their rented house at Shilinda area under Rajpara Police Station in the city on June 2011. They also fled away from the house leaving behind the body.

Later, the local people recovered the decomposed body.

Mother of the victim Rakhi Begum lodged a case with Rajpara Police Station on the same day against Harunur Rashid and Monwara Khatun. On completion of investigation, police submitted charge sheet to the court accusing them.

After examining the recorded deposition of 14 prosecution witnesses and other relevant evidences, the court handed down the verdict.

Public Prosecutor Abdus Salam conducted the case on behalf of the state while Advocate Saidur Rahman Sarker defended the accused.

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