NETROKONA: A district court on Tuesday (February 13) awarded death sentence to a man for killing his mother-in-law in Netrokona.
Court of Netrokona District and Session Judge KM Rasheduzzaman Raja also fined the convict Tk 20,000.
The death row convict is identified as Alamgir Hossain, 32, son of one (late) Jabbar Ali of Mobarakpur village in Netrokona district sadar.
State prosecutor Saiful Alam Pradwip told Banglanews that the convict Alamgir was angry at her mother-in-law, Fatema Akhter, for rivaling with him after a dispute between him and his wife Rina Akhter.
Following the dispute, on March 1 in 2016, Alamgir ambushed near his father-in-law’s house and hacked mother-in-law Fatema with a chopper in a suitable time, Saiful added.
Fatema was rushed to Netrokona sadar hospital where duty-doctor declared him dead on arrival. Victim’s son Rasel Mia filed a case on the next day.
BDST: 1810 HRS, FEB 13, 2018