Woman, brother-in-law get death sentence in Tripura



The North Tripura District and Session Court, on Thursday, sentenced a woman and her brother-in-law to death for their involvement in a 2016 murder case.

The woman - Nazmina Begum (38), and her brother-in-law, Faizul Jalal (28) hail from Kadamtala village in North Tripura District.

Nazmina Begum and Faizul Jalal were responsible for the death of Aziruddin on October 17, 2016.

Nazmina is the wife and, Faizul Jalal is the younger brother of the victim.

Police said that Aziruddin caught his wife having an illicit affair with his younger brother.

"He also caught them in an intimate position," police said.

Following the conspiracy to kill Azruddin, his wife mixed sleeping pills with his food on October 17, 2016.

"Later at midnight, his wife Nazmina Begum and younger brother Faizul Jalal poured petrol and set him on fire," police informed.

During trials, thirteen witnesses testified in the case. North Tripura district's Judge Gautam Sarkar pronounced them guilty and sentenced them to death.

(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)


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