Man to walk gallows for killing sister in Jashore
A court in Jashore district on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing his sister in 2019.
The condemned convict Abdur Rahim is a resident of Bijoyrampur village under Manirampur upazila in the district.
Jashore District and Sessions judge MA Hamid handed down the verdict.
The court also fined him Tk 50,000.
According to the prosecution, Abdur Rahim had long been at loggerheads with his sister Nur Jahan Begum, 62, over a land dispute.
On February 19, 2019, he hacked her in the head following an altercation over the dispute, leaving her critically injured.
She was rushed to Manirampur Upazila Health Complex where she died while undergoing treatment.
The deceased's son Zillur Rahman filed a case against Abdur Rahim with Manirampur Police Station in this connection.