Man to die for killing wife
A court here yesterday sentenced a man to death in connection with a case for killing his wife in Harinakundo upazila in 2003.
Jhenidah District and Sessions Judge Chand Mohammad Abdul Alim Al-Razi handed down the verdict in presence of the convict Suruj Ali, 42, son of Barkat Ali of Raghunathpur village in the upazila, around 3:00pm yesterday.
According to the case statement, the body of Suruj’s wife Champa Khatun was found in a nearby orchard at the village on December 29, 2003.
After getting the autopsy report, Champa’s brother Idrish Ali filed a murder case with the police station accusing four people, including Suruj on March 21, 2004.