- Foyez Ahmed, 31, was sentenced to a minimum of 22 years in jail after killing Razu Khan in Oldham, Greater Manchester
- Mrs Khan was found fatally injured on the sofa by three of her children who held her hand and tried to revive her
- Ahmed felt he had been ‘treated badly’ by his brother Mohammed Rahman and his wife despite them giving him food and shelter
By Steve Nolan
PUBLISHED: 06:30 EST, 20 November 2012 | UPDATED: 11:48 EST, 20 November 2012
An unemployed and homeless man beat his sister-in-law with a dumbbell bar and cut her throat leaving her to bleed to death in the arms of her young children – out of shame at his lack of ‘status’ in the community.
Foyez Ahmed, 31, flew into a rage and beat 38-year-old Razu Khan before slashing her throat with a kitchen knife, severing her wind pipe and blood vessels, and fleeing the family home.
He was starting a life sentence in jail today, ordered to serve a minimum 22 year prison term at Manchester Crown Court after pleading guilty to murder.
Sentenced: Foyez Ahmed, left, was given a life sentence for murdering sister-in-law Razu Khan at her Oldham, Greater Manchester home in June
Bangladeshi Ahmed, who had no job, no money, no home and no prospect of marriage, had tried to ‘calm himself down’ by consulting the Koran, but ‘lost it’ after believing that Mrs Khan had laughed at him.