Man gets life term for killing wife in Chandpur
01 October 2015, Nirapad News: A court on Wednesday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term rigorous imprisonment for killing his pregnant wife in 2002.
The convict was identified as Mohammad Masud, 28, an adopted son of Mohammad Nurul Islam Gazi, a resident of Shahtoli village in sadar upazila.
The court also fined him Tk one lakh.
According to the prosecution, Masud beat and strangulated his pregnant wife Salma Begum, 22, over dowry in a rented house at the village on October 27, 2009.
Mariam Begum, victim’s mother, filed a case with Chandpur Model Police Station in this connection on October 28.
After examining the records and witnesses, Additional District and Sessions Judge Mamun-ur Rashid handed down the verdict.