A tribunal in Satkhira has sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2009, UNB reports.
The condemned convict is Quamrul Dhali, 35, son of Sattar Dhali of Shyamnagar upazila.
The court also fined him Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer six months more rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, Quamrul beat his wife to death over dowry on September 2, 2009.
On the following day, victim’s brother Rashedul Islam filed a case with Shyamnagar Police Station.
Later, police arrested Quamrul and submitted chargesheet accusing four people.
After examining records and witnesses, Women and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Hosne Ara Akter handed down the verdict on Thursday and acquitted three others as allegation brought against them could not be proved.