A tribunal here on Thursday awarded death sentence to a young man for killing his expectant wife in Mahalchhari upazila in 2016.
The convict is Rabiul Islam, 25, of Natunpara under Keyanghat union of the upazila.
Md Alamgir Hossain, acting Judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, handed down the verdict with the convict standing on the dock.
According to the prosecution, Rabiul strangulated his wife Moyna Akhter to death on August 25, 2016.
Victim’s father Mainul Haque lodged a case with Mahalchhari Police Station accusing 4-5 unknown people in this regard.
Three months after the incident, police submitted a charge-sheet against Rabiul on November 20 the same year.