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