Husband kills wife for dowry

Dhaka,  Wed,  28 June 2017
Published : 13 May 2017, 13:47:23
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Husband tortures wife to death for dowry in Narsingdi

Husband kills wife for dowry
A housewife was tortured to death allegedly by his husband at Baluakandi village of Raipura upazila of Narsingdi district on Friday night over dowry.

The deceased was identified as Sharmin Begum, 23, wife of Muktar Hossain, 30, reports UNB.

Amirul Sikder, sub-inspector of Raipura Police Station, said that Muktar used to torture his wife Sharmin over dowry after marriage.

Like other days, he locked into an altercation with Sharmin around 10:00pm at their living room and beat her mercilessly.

At one stage, he stabbed him indiscriminately with a sharp weapon, leaving her critically injured.

Hearing screaming of Sharmin, family members rushed in to the room and rescued her and sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Mukter was held on the spot during the incident and tied him with rope at the house.

Mukter's father Abdur Rahim informed the police about the incident. Police, later, came to the spot and arrested his son.

Victim's mother Shahana Begum filed a murder case, said Azharul Islam, officer-in-charge of the police station.
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