The court sentenced a man to death for stabbing his wife to death due to dowry in Kishoreganj.

On Thursday afternoon, Judge Muhammad Habibullah of No. 1 Women and Child Torture Prevention Tribunal announced the verdict in the presence of the accused, said the counsel for the state (PP) MA Afzal.

Convicted Chan Mia is the son of deceased Amir Ali of Raghunandanpur village of Boulai Union of Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila.

Apart from this, the court acquitted Mocha Miah, the other accused in the case, as the charges were not proved.

Regarding the case documents, PP Afzal said that Josna Begum, the daughter of deceased Abdur Rashid of the same area, had a second marriage with Chan Mia. During the 8-9 years of married life, Chan Mia often physically and mentally tortured his wife Josna by demanding dowry.