A court here on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in Mirpur upazila of the district in 2014. The condemned convict is Rubel Malitha alias Prem, son of Shyer Ali Malitha, of Kabarbaria village. The court also fined the convict Tk 2 lakh, in default, to suffer six months more imprisonment. Public prosecutor Anup Kumar Nandi said that Rubel Malitha married off Kumkumi Khatun, daughter of Abdul Kuddus, of Tantiban village in 2014. After the marriage, Rubel used to torture his wife. On March 2 of the year, he strangulated Kumkumi to death and kept the body at the veranda of their house.