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Chuadanga man gets life imprisonment for killing ex-wife's mother

She was killed eight years ago

Update : 01 Jun 2022, 03:40 PM

A court in Chuadanga has sentenced a man to life in jail for killing his ex-wife's mother around eight years ago.

Chuadanga District Judge Zia Haider on Tuesday handed down the punishment to Atiar Rahman, son of late Sher Ali Mandal of Jessore’s Guatli village, and also sentenced four others to seven years in jail.

According to the case statement, Atiar married Josna Khatun, daughter of Abdul Quader of Azimpur School Para in Darshana municipal area of Damurhuda upazila. 

Later, they divorced.

In June 2014, Atiar, along with the four others, went to his ex-wife's house and tried to abduct her.

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When Tahmina Khatun, her mother, resisted the kidnap attempt, the five hacked her with sharp weapons, leaving her seriously injured. 

She was rushed to Chuadanga Sadar hospital, where the doctor on duty declared her dead on arrival.

On a complaint from the victim's husband, an FIR was lodged against the five at Damurhuda police station. 

On October 31, 2014, investigating officer Mizanur Rahman pressed charges against the five.

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