Wife and illicit lover get life for killing husband...

Wife and illicit lover get life for killing husband

 Sirajganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:13 PM, 18 January 2022  

Sirajganj District and Sessions Judge court

Sirajganj District and Sessions Judge court

A local court today sentenced a woman and her extramarital lover to life imprisonment for killing her husband at Ullapara in Sirajganj. At the same time, they were fined Tk 20,000, if failure, they will serve one year more imprisonment.

Sirajganj District and Sessions Judge Fazle Khoda Nazir gave the verdict at 12 noon on Tuesday.

The convicts are Achia Khatun, daughter of Ishaq Ali of Koyra Harishpur village of Ullapara upazila and Ramzan Ali, son of Mohammad Ali of Mohanpur Lahiripara village of the same upazila.

District and Sessions Judge Stenographer Rashedul Islam confirmed the information.

Citing the case, he said that Ramzan Ali was having an extramarital affair with Achia Khatun. At one point, Ramzan Ali proposed to her to marry. But Achia Khatun said that she could not get married until her husband Abu Bakkar Mandal died. Both later plotted to assassinate Abu Bakkar Mandal. On the evening of June 1, 2016, Abu Bakkar was hacked to death with a sharp weapon.

The victim's brother Abu Hanif filed a murder case with Ullapara police station. The court passed the verdict on Tuesday after the signatures of 13 witnesses in the case.

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