Man Jailed For Killing His Wife

1 November 2012, 18:31

An immigration solicitor has been jailed for life for beating his wife to death.

32 year old Mohammed Rahman,  was told he would have to serve at least 18 years for murdering 32 year old Jasmin Chowdhury at their home last December.

The Old Bailey heard that she had been subjected to domestic violence by Rahman who was having an affair with another woman.

The court heard that after assaulting his wife, Rahman texted her sister telling her to remove her "dead body from my flat".

Rahman, who worked at the Tower Hamlet Law Centre, killed his wife a day after her birthday and following years of violence and his infidelity.

Concerned family members and police went to the flat in Cassilis Road, Isle of Dogs, east London, after receiving the texts.

Jasmin died three days later in hospital from a brain injury.