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A Jhenidah court on Wednesday has awarded life imprisonment to a husband for killing his wife by noosing. The court also penalled Taka 20 thousand, in default the convict have to suffer for another one year.

The court of additional district and sessions’ judge Mohammad Golam Azam delivered the verdict. The convict was Riad Munnshi of Sonadah village in Jhenidah Sadar upapzila.

The prosecution in brief was some villagers brought Rina Khatun, wife of Riad Munnshi to Jhenidah Sadar hospital on November 23 of 2013 where the attending physicians declared Rina Khatun dead.

During preparing the primary investigation reoprt, the police found mark of torture at Rina’s throat. They submitted report that Rina was noosed to death. But the relatives of Rina could not file any case against Riad Munshi as he was so influential in the locality.

Later the police filed murder case and submitted charge sheet against the husband Riad Munshi. After a through hearing, the court of additional district and sessions’ judge Mohammad Golam Azam delivered the verdict.

 

Jhenidah Correspondent