Pak-origin man sentenced to life for murdering wife

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 22:38

London: A Pakistani-origin man in the UK was Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment to serve a minimum of 14 and half years for the murder of his wife earlier this year.

35-year-old Sheikh Shahidul Islam of Newmill House, Devas Street had previously pleaded guilty on November 19 to murdering his wife Rushna Begum at their home in Bow.

Rushna, a mother of two young sons, was found dead with three stab wounds; one to the neck and two to her left arm.

The post mortem at Poplar Mortuary gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the neck.

Islam has not displayed any sign of remorse or compassion throughout the investigation.


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First Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 22:38

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