Man to die for killing wife in Rajshahi


RAJSHAHI, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS)-A court here today sentenced a man to death for killing his wife for dowry 10 years back.

Judge of Special Tribunal on Women and Children Repression Monsur Alam pronounced the verdict in a crowded courtroom against Rafiqul Islam, son of Jahir Uddin of Zamni village under Puthia upazila.

The court also acquitted Mofizul Islam, bother of the convict, as the prosecution failed to prove his guilt.

According to the prosecution, Rafiqul Islam used to torture his wife Rina over dowry since their marriage. As continuation of the repression, he killed her on May 16, 2007.

A case had been lodged with Puthia police station.

On completion of the investigation, police pressed charges against Rafiqul and Mofizul .