Man to die for killing wife in Sylhet

14 Sep 2017, 11:07

NTV Online

Sylhet: A court here on Wednesday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing his wife in 2009.

Koyes Mia, about 34 years old, of Sadar upazila in Moulvibazar district, was tried in absentia.

According to the prosecution, Sultana Begum, about 20 years old, wife of auto-rickshaw driver Koyes Mia, was strangulated to death by her husband over family feud at her father’s house at Osmaninagar upazila on July 23, 2009.

Sundar Bibi, Sultana’s mother, filed a case with Osmaninagar Police Station.

Police submitted chargesheet against Koyes on December 24, 2009.

After examining the records and 12 witnesses, Judge Roksana Begum of Sylhet Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-3 handed down the verdict.