5 get death for murder over extramarital affair

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Khagrachhari, Dec 03: A court in Khagrachhari has sentenced a woman and her four accomplices to death for the murder of her husband over her extramarital affair.

The condemned convicts are Rabeya Begum, Saiful Islam, 24, Firoz, 28, Abul Kalam, 22, and Abul Asad alias Mithu, 20, residents.

District and Session judge Reza Md Alamgir on Thursday afternoon handed down the verdict.

The case statement said Rabeya hired a few men to kill her expatriate husband Md Mominul Haque of Guimara upazila over her extramarital affair. On February 5, 2016, police recovered the body of Mominul from a jangle.