Man gets life term for killing wife in Barishal
BARISHAL, Nov 9: A court here on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment and also awarded him three year's rigorous imprisonment and fined Taka 25,000, in default to suffer four more months in jail for killing his wife.
District and Session Judge Sayed Enayet Hossain announced the verdict against A Sohrab, son of A. Kader of Dhamura Village under Wazirpur Upazila.
As per prosecution, on March 9, 2015, the convict strangled his wife Reshma Akhter, 22, to death for dowry.
On next day, the victim's brother Shaheen Hawlader filed a case accusing Sohrab.
Sub-Inspector of Wazirpur Police Station Yakub Ali filed charge sheet against two including Sohrab on May 24, 2015.
After taking evidence of 11 witnesses out of 16, the judge announced the verdict and acquitted other accused Kohinoor Begum.