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Man to die for killing wife in Jessore


Dhaka- A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife for dowry in 2007.The court also fined Rafiqul Islam Dhopodi, son of Shaheed Ali of Dakkhin Nauapara in Abhoynagar upazila, Tk 1 lakh.According to the prosecution, Rafiqul used to torture his wife Nazma Begum for dowry since their marriage in 2005.On May 12, 2007, Rafiqul beat his wife up and strangled her to death as she refused to bring money and hanged the body of Nazma from the ceiling of his house in a bid to prove it a suicide incident.Victim’s father filed a case with Abhaynagar Police Station.After examining the records and witnesses, Judge of the Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Amit Kumar Dey handed down the verdict.UNB news agency


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