The court also fined him Tk 20,000.
According to the prosecution, Riyad used to torture his wife Rina Khatun, daughter of Rashid Miah, since their marriage over dowry. Riyad strangulated her to death on November 23, 2013, and staged the incident as a suicide.
However, the post-mortem report unveiled that it was an incident of murder.
As Rina’s family members did not file any case against Riyad out of fear, police themselves filed a murder case and submitted a chargesheet on November 19, 2018.
After examining all the records and witnesses, Judge additional sessions’ judge court-1 of the district Golam Azam handed down the verdict.