Husband gets death penalty after 10yrs for killing wife
Published: 04:19 PM, 11 August 2022 Updated: 05:18 PM, 11 August 2022
Sobhan Ali sentenced to death
A local court has sentenced death to a man named Sobhan Ali for killing his wife after 10 years in Bogura. At the same time, the court also fined him Tk 20,000.
Judge Rubaiya Yachmin of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-3 announced the verdict at around 12 noon on Thursday.
The convict Sobhan Ali, son of deceased Solaiman Ali of Sonakania village of Sonatala upazila, was present in the court during the verdict.
Additional PP Padma Kumar Dev of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-3 said that on the morning of November 18, 2012, Sobhan killed his wife Sultana Begum alias Ruma by slitting her throat and left her in front of the bathroom due to money-related altercation.
Rokeya Begum, the mother of Ruma who was killed in the incident, filed a case of murder at the Sonatala police station. Later, police arrested Sobhan. He has been in jail since then. After taking the testimony of 15 people, Sohban was sentenced to death by the Bogura court for killing his wife. At the same time, the court fined him Tk 20,000.
Advocate Mustafa Kamal Parag stood for the accused.