The High Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to a woman and her boyfriend for murdering a man in Jashore.
The convicts are Sabana Khatun and her estranged boyfriend Abdul Alim.
The HC bench of Justice Sahidul Karim and Justice Md. Akhtaruzzaman delivered the verdict on Wednesday.
Deputy Attorney General Bashir Ahmed, who represented the state during the hearing, confirmed the information to UNB.
According to locals, Abdur Razzak of Azmatpur village of Chaugachha upazila was strangled to death by his wife Sabana and her boyfriend Alim on the night of March 9, 2014,. Mintu, the victim's brother, filed a murder case with the Chougachha police station on March 11 accusing them.
Besides, Sabana confessed committing the murder and her extra marital affair under section 164 following her arrest.
Jashore Additional District and Sessions Judge Sharif Hossain Haider sentenced Sabana and Alim to death for killing her husband on March 14, 2016.
The accused appealed against lower court’s verdict before the HC.