|Published : 17 Sep 2016, 13:39:15|
‘Husband’ kills housewife over dowry
A housewife was reportedly killed by her husband over dowry-related conflict at Dagarmora area in Savar municipality on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Hafiza Akhter Rani, 19, wife of Rejaul Karim Emon, a resident of Dagarmora.
The couple used to live in a rented house of one Abdul Halim in the area, according to a news agency report.
Mahabubur Rahman, Assistant Superintendent of Police of Savar Model Police Station, said Rezaul had been demanding Tk 0.20 million as dowry from his in-laws.
However, his father-in-law gave him Tk 0.10 million before Eid-ul-Azha.
On Friday night, Rezaul locked in an altercation with Rani over the remaining Tk 0.10 million.
At one stage, he beat up her, leaving her dead and hung the body with the ceiling of the room.
On Saturday morning, local people caught him while he was trying to flee and informed police.
Later, police rushed in and recovered the body.
A case was filed in connection.