A Natore court on Tuesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his wife for dowry, three months after getting married in 2017.
The convict Rubel Hossain was a resident of Shibpur village in Boraigram upazila. Natore Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mohammad Imdadul Haque delivered the verdict.
It also fined Tk 1 lakh to the convict and asked to provide the money to the parents of victim Fatema Khatun as compensation.
According to the prosecution, Rubel had married Fatema of Sirajganj district on June 27, 2017. Rubel used to torture Fatema for Tk 2 lakh dowry.
On September 26, 2017, Rubel had a quarrel with Fatem over the issue and killed her after failing to realise the money.
Aklima, sister of the victim, filed a case at Boraigram Police Station. Rubel was arrested after the case was filed.