Dowry torture drives housewife to 'suicide'

Dowry torture drives housewife to ‘suicide’


Dhaka – A housewife allegedly committed suicide at Nijnanduwali village in Sadar upazila on Wednesday night following prolonged mental torture by her husband for dowry .Elias Hossain, officer-in-charge of Magura Police Station, said Zarina Khatun, 20, got married to Anwar Hossain of the village two years back.Soon after the marriage, Anwar had been torturing Zarina for dowry.Being failed to bear the mental torture, Zarina committed suicide by hanging herself with a rope from a ceiling fan at her room, the OC added.An unnatural death case was filed with the police station.UNB news agency


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