Man gets life for killing wife
A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his wife at Tungipara village in Tungipara upazila in 2006. Lifer Zakaria Sheikh was also fined Tk 5,000, in default, to suffer six months more RI. According to the prosecution, Zakaria picked up a quarrel with his wife Kalpana Begum over a trifling matter on November 16, 2006 and at one stage murdered her. Later, the victim's family filed a case with the police. After examining the records and witnesses, District and Sessions Judge Khandaker M Kamal-uz-Zamman handed down the verdict in the crowded courtroom.