Husband kills wife for dowry

Published : 21 Apr 2018, 12:39

Jagoroniya Desk

A housewife was beaten to death over dowry allegedly by her husband in Bagachra village of Sharsha upazila in Jashore on Friday night.

The deceased is Zahura Khatun, 34, wife of Ripon Hossain, 38 of the upazila.

Ripon used to torture Zahura over dowry. Following the quarrel over the issue again on Friday, he beat her to death on the spot, alleged the victim's father.

Later, he hanged the body with the ceiling to make it appear to be suicide, he added.

Ripon went into hiding soon after the incident.

Police recovered the body. A case was filed in this connection.

Source: unb

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