A court here on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife coming live on social media platform Facebook last year.
Feni District and Sessions Judge Dr. Begum Jebunnesa handed down the verdict.
The condemned convict is Obaidul Haque Tutul.
Defense lawyer Abdus Sattar said a petition will be filed with the High Court challenging the order.
On April 16, 2020, victim Tahmina Akter’s father filed a case with Feni model police station against Tutul.
Later on the same day Senior Judicial Magistrate Dhrubo Jyoti Paul recorded Tutul’s confessional statement.
On November 16, SI Emran, second investigation officer of the case, submitted a chargessheet in the case.
On January 13, this year, trial in the case began with recording testimony of the victim’s father.
On April 15, Tutul hacked his wife Tahmina to death and streamed the incident live on Facebook at his home at Uttar Barahipur union in Feni.
Later Tutul himself called 999 and informed police about his wife’s death.
Police arrested Tutul from the spot and seized a sharp weapon and his cell phone set.