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Husband, 2 others to die for killing woman in Rajshahi


Dhaka – A tribunal here on Sunday sentenced a man and his two sisters-in-law to death for killing his wife for dowry in 2012.The condemned convicts are- Arif, husband of victim Sathi Begum and son of Alam Hossain, his two sisters-in-law-Eva alias Hamida Hasan Eva and Mahfuza Jannat Laiba of Boalia area of the city,UNB news agency reported.
The court also fined them Tk 25,000 each.According to the prosecution, Arif set fire to his wife’s body with kerosene for dowry along with his two sisters-in-law at his house on April 4, 2012.Later, Sathi succumbed to her injuries at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.Sujon, brother of the victim, filed a case with Boalia Police Station
accusing four people, including Sathi’s husband.Police submitted a chargesheet against the four people later.After examining the records and witnesses, Rajshahi Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mansur Rahman handed down the verdict acquitting Arif’s mother Marzina Begum as allegation
brought against her was not proved.


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