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Man to die for killing wife in Manikganj


Dhaka – A tribunal here on Sunday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing his wife for dowry in 2005.The condemned convict was identified as Anwar Hossain, 47, son of late Hafez Uddin Peyada of Jamduara village in Shivalaya upazila of  Manikganj.
According to the prosecution, Asma Akter, 30, daughter of Abu Bakkar and wife of Anwar of Shivalaya upazila, was beaten to death by her husband over dowry on June 13, 2005.Hanif Ali, brother of the victim, filed a case against five people,including Anwar. Later police submitted a chargesheet against four
people on April 30, 2007.After examining the records and witnesses, Manikganj Women and Child and Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Hasina Roushan pronounced the verdict and acquitted three others as allegations brought against them could not be proved.-UNB


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