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Two get life for murder in Joypurhat

  • Our Correspondent
  • 9 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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JOYPURHAT: A court here on Monday sentenced two people to life imprisonment in sensational Polash Hossain murder case filed in 2015.

Joypurhat district and sessions judge Nur Islam handed down the verdict on Monday noon. The court in addition fined Tk 10, 000 each, in default, to serve one year rigorous imprisonment.

The convicts are Soni Khatun, wife of Polash, and her lover Md Roni.

According to the case statement, Soni Khatun, who lived with her husband at Ramchandrapur village in Panchbibi upazila, had developed an extramarital affair with Roni.

As sequel to it, Soni fed her husband a sleeping pill with food at night and later, strangled him to death with assistance of Roni on March 11 in 2015.

After the killing, Soni informed her father-in-law’s house that the body of her husband was found in a pond.

Later, the deceased’s father filed a case with Panchbibi Police Station accusing the duo.

Police submitted charge sheet in the case on August 31, 2015.

After examining records of 11 witnesses, the court pronounced the verdict at noon.