A Sylhet court yesterday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife.
The convict is Abdul Mosobbir, son of Zobed Ali of village Ushyaura under Dakshin Surma Police Station in Sylhet district.
Judge of the Special Tribunal for Prevention of Women and Children Repression AKM Nasir Uddin Mahmud pronounced the judgment in a crowded courtroom in the afternoon.
According to the prosecution, convict Abdul Mosobbir stabbed his wife Khairunnesa in the night following April 19 in 2005 as her parents declined to pay him more dowry.
Earlier, they gave Mosobbir Tk 4 lakh 5 thousand in two installments.