2 housewives killed 'by their husbands' in Jessore

2 housewives killed ‘by their husbands’ in Jessore


Benapole  -Two housewives were hacked to death allegedly by their husbands and in-laws in Monirampur and Chowgachha upazilas
of Jessore district on Thursday night.In Monirampur, Sathi Begum, wife of Alamgir Sheikh, was beaten to death allegedly by her husband and his family members at Lauri village.Victim’s father Kamal Mollah alleged that family members of Alamgir
used to torture Sathi since after her marriage.They had been demanding Tk50,000 as dowry, but the demand got stronger with the Eid approaching.Over the issue, Sathi had an altercation with her husband at night.At one stage, Alamgir, aided by his family members, tortured her, leaving her dead.Later they hung body with a beam of the house to make it appear as a suicide.On information, police recovered the body.Alamgir went into hiding after the incident.A case was filed with Monirampur Police Station in this connection.In Chowgachha, Ruma Rani, 20, wife of Subash, was tortured to death allegedly by her husband and his family members at Patibila village in the upazila at night.Nahiyan, sub-inspector of Jessore Kotwali Police Station, said Ruma was admitted to Jessore Medical College Hospital with critical  injuries.Later, her husband and in-laws went into hiding after Ruma died at the hospital.Ahsan, sub-inspector of Chowgacha Police Station, said Subash hit Ruma with a spade over a family feud at his house at night, which left her critically injured.Later she was admitted to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.A case was filed with Chowgachha Police Station in this connection.(UNB)


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