Publish: 22 Feb 2021, 02:27 pm
On Monday A Kishoreganj court sentenced six people, including two women, to life term imprisonment for killing a newly wed bride in Karimganj Upazila of Kishoreganj in 2011.
Judge Md Abdul Rahim of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court handed down the verdict this morning in presence of the accused, reports media.
The court also fined them TK 1,0000 each.
The convicts are: Luttu alias Rukn (30), Rukn's cousin Sharif (22), Sharif's father Sohrab (45), his wife Jotsna (40), Muslim (55) and Muslim's wife Nur Nahar (35).
According to the case, Shamim, son of late Abdul Kuddus, of the Dehunda Union of Karimganj upazila village of Bhatia Mughalpara, tied the knot with a girl named Ruba, daughter of Adu Bakkar Siddique, of the same area.
On the night of June 3, 2011, the convicts strangle Ruba to death just 15 days after the marriage ceremony was held and threw her body in a pond adjacent to the house. Later, police recovered the body from the pond in the night.
Rubar's brother Alamin filed a murder case with Karimganj Police Station on June 4 accusing seven people, including Rubar's husband.