A Netrakona court on Sunday sentenced a man to death for killing his pregnant wife in 2016.
District and Sessions Judge AKM Rasheduzzaman Raza handed down the verdict after examining the evidence and witnesses, said Court Inspector Md Ziaul Haque.
The convict is Sowab Mia, 40, of Sadar upazila. The court also fined him Tk 20,000.
The case statement said Sowab, a drug-addict, used to create pressure on Shilpi to bring money from her father. Following an altercation on April 26 in 2016, Sowab strangled Shilpi.