A Chittagong court on Sunday convicted a man of killing his wife in 2011 and sentenced him to death.
Elias of Bhujpur area in Fatikchhari upazila is the convicted murder.
According to the prosecution, Elias married his cousin Safia Begum in 2011 and since then he used to torture her over trifling matter.
On October 14, 2011, Elias strangulated Safia to death and hanged the body with the ceiling of the house to make it look like a suicide.
Safia’s father filed a case with Bhujpur Police Station the following day.
Police submitted a charge-sheet against Elias on November 18, 2011.
After examining the records and witnesses, Judge Nazrul Islam of the Chittagong Additional District and Session’s Judge Court-2 handed down the verdict.