A Manikganj court on Sunday sentenced a woman to life term imprisonment for killing her three-year-old nephew in Jaynagar village of Manikganj Sadar upazila in 2016, UNB reports.

Manikganj District and Session Judges Court judge Mir Ruhul Amin passed the order when the convict Chaina Begum was present on the dock.


The court also fined the convict Tk 10,000 and six months more jail in default.

According to the case statement, on 30 May 2016, Chaina Begum killed the child Tanvir by drowning him in the Kaliganga River over previous enmity with the victim’s family.

Victim’s mother filed a case with Sadar Police Station over the matter.

Police submitted chargesheet at the court on 30 October 2017.

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