Man gets death penalty for killing woman in Dhaka

Jago News Desk Published: 23 March 2023, 05:14 PM
Man gets death penalty for killing woman in Dhaka
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A Dhaka court has sentenced a man to death for killing a housewife in 2018 in city's Namapara area under Cantonment Thana, reports BSS. 

The court also fined convict Ariful Haque Shiplu Taka 20 thousand.

As he was produced before the court on Thursday, Judge Sabera Sultana Khanam of Dhaka Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal-7 handed down the verdict. 

According to the case, on February 9, 2018, the victim was found stabbed and wounded at her house in West Manikdi Namapara area.

She was rushed to Mirpur Islamia Hospital, and later to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The medical report showed she was raped before murder. A case was filed against Shiplu by the victim's father Lutfar Rahman with Cantonment Thana the next day. 

Cantonment Thana SI Riyad Ahmed pressed charge sheet against the accused and the trial began in 2019.