Basra Criminal Court sentenced a convict to death by hanging on murder his ex-wife by a knife and stealing her money in Abi al-Khasib district.
Second panel of Basra Criminal Court handed down a death sentence by hanging against a convict who had killed his ex-wife by a large knife (cleaver) because of previous differences according to his confessions, a reporter of the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council said.
He added the convict had stabbed the victim in her abdomen and various parts of her body which led to her death in her house. Then ,the criminal stole IQD five million.
The verdict was in accordance with article (406/1/a,c) of Iraqi Penal Code.