A court here yesterday awarded life imprisonment to a man for killing his wife in 2005 in Mathbaria upazila of the district.
The convict is Md Kamal Hossain, son of late Abdul Malek of Manikkhali village.
The court also fined him Tk 20,000, in default, he is to serve six months more in jail.
Additional District and Sessions Judge SM Zillur Rahman pronounced the verdict in presence of the convict.
Public Prosecutor Khan M Alauddin said Kamal murdered his wife Sima on January 24 in 2005.
An unnatural death case was filed with Mathbaria Police Station next day. Her family members came to know that she was murdered after getting the autopsy report.
Deceased Sima's father Abdur Rahman Faraji of Kabutarkhali village filed a murder case on June 8 in 2005, accusing Kamal and his mother Rawshan Ara Begum.
On December 31 in 2005, investigation officer of the case submitted the charge sheet before the court, accusing only Kamal.