Son gets life for killing mother


A court in Habiganj on Monday awarded a man life term imprisonment for killing his mother by striking on her head with a stick at Madhabpur Upazila in Habiganj in 2004.

The convict was identified as Dipu Sarker, son of Rajmohon Goshwami, hailed from Ekhtiarpur Noahati area of the upazila.
Additional district and sessions judge SM Nasim Reza delivered the verdict on Monday noon. The court also fined him Tk 10, 000, in default, to suffer two years more in jail.

According to the prosecution, Dipu Sarker sought rice from her mother (Rosona Bala Sarker) around 7pm on April 15, 2004. As her mother failed to server him with boil rice, Dipu all on a sudden struck on the head of his mother with a stick. Later, locals rushed her to the nearest hospital. Burt she died on the day under medical treatment in the hospital.

After that, deceased's husband and Dipu's father Rajmohon filed a murder case with Madhabpur Police Station. On the 16th July of that year the then Sub-inspector (SI) Shaymol Chandra Paul submitted charge sheet against Dipu in the court.
After examining the records and witnesses for sixteen years, Additional District and Sessions Judge SM Nasim Reza handed down the verdict.