Husband to walk gallows for killing wife in Netrokona

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Wednesday, 22 June 2022

A Netrakona court has sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2018.

District and Sessions Judge Shahjahan Kabir passed the order on Wednesday noon.

The convicted person is – Birbal Chauhan.

According to the prosecution, Birbal, who hailed from Nagra village in Netrakona Sadar upazila, married Jhuma Rani Das (35).

On November 29, 2018, the convict Birbal Chauhan stabbed her indiscriminately with an onion-cutting knife, leaving Jhuma dead.

Later, locals caught Birbal and handed him over to the police.

Jhuma's mother Hena Rani Das filed a murder case against Birbal at Netrakona Model Police Station.

After investigation, the police issued a charge sheet against the accused.

After examining all the records and witnesses, the court handed down the verdict.