BD Post Country Desk
A Kushtia court on Thursday awarded death penalty to a person for killing his wife in the district in 2007.
Judge of District and Sessions Judge’s Court Munshi Md. Mashiar Rahman delivered the verdict in absence of the convict. The court also fined him Tk 50,000.
The convict is Liakat Ali, 38, son of Badshah of Mirpur upazila of Kushtia.
According to case statement, Liakat killed his wife Rahima Khatun, 30, on September 14 in 2007 and fled the house leaving behind the body in his bedroom.
Later, police recovered the body of the victim. Her father filed a murder case with Mirpur police station in this connection.