A Netrakona court on Sunday awarded death sentence to a man for killing his daughter in 2009.
Netrakona District and Sessions Judge KM Rasheduzzaman Raza delivered the verdict.
The convict is Abul Kashem, a resident of Dhobahugla village in Purbadhala upazila.
The court also fined him Tk 20,000. According to the case statement, the convict’s daughter Nasima was hacked to death on October 10 in 2009, when she was sleeping.
Later, Kashem filed a case with Purbodhola Police Station in this connection. After investigation, police came to know that Kashem killed his daughter and lodged the case to blame his rival for the murder.