Man gets life term for killing wife
A court in Joypurhat on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term rigorous imprisonment for killing his wife.
Joypurhat Additional District and Sesions Judge M Golam Sarwar handed down the verdict in a crowded court.
Convict Babul Sarkar,50, was also fined Tk 20,000, in default, to serve six months more simple imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, Babul Sarkar, hails from Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur district, strangled his sleeping wife Tanjila Khatun,35, at their home at Radhanagar in Panchbibi upazila on December 23, 2016 following a family feud.
Later, the victim's sister filed a murder case with Panchbibi Police Station.