BANGLADESH: HUSBAND, GIRLFRIEND SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING WIFE
November 28, 2017:
A Dhaka court awarded death penalty to a man and his girlfriend for killing his wife and slicing the body into pieces in 2012, reports UNB. (Sources: en.prothom-alo.com, 28/11/2017)
The condemned convicts are Mukul Hossain and his girlfriend Lovely Akhter Nilufa.
Dhaka district and session's judges court judge SM Kuddus Jaman passed the order.
Mukul was present on the dock when the verdict was pronounced, but Nilufa has been on the run.
According to the prosecution, Mukul with the help of his accomplice strangulated his wife Shamima Akhter Happy to death on 7 January 2012 following his extramarital affairs with Nilufa.
Later, Mukul sliced the body into three pieces and dumped those in Keraniganj.