Woman gets life for killing infant

Our Correspondent

15 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: A woman was awarded life-term imprisonment for killing an infant four years back.

Mir Ruhul Amin, judge of Manikganj District and Sessions court, declared the verdict on Sunday in presence of the convict China Begum, a resident of Joynagar village under Manikganj Sadar upazila. The court also fined her Tk 10,000, in default, to serve six months more in jail.

According to the prosecution, China Begum killed her nephew Tanvir, 4 plunging him into the river Kaliganga on May, 30, 2016.

Kamala Begum, mother of the deceased, filed a murder case against China Begum on the same day with Manikganj Sadar Police Station.

Police submitted a charge sheet against China Begum after investigation on October, 10, 2017.