Housewife beaten dead 'by husband' in Jessore

Housewife beaten dead ‘by husband’ in Jessore


A housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband and his sister over a family feud at Ashwingri Pukuria village in Chowgacha upazila of Jessore district on Tuesday night.The deceased was identified as Rojina Begum, 26, wife of Abdullah of the village.Khdija Khatun,13, daughter of the deceased, said Rojina and Abdullah locked in an altercation following a family feud at night.At one stage, Abdullah and his sister Asia Khatun beat up Rojina mercilessly.Later, they hanged Rojina with the ceiling of her room.Hearing screams of the victim, local people rescued Rojina with severe injuries and took her to Jessore 250-bed Hospital.Later, she succumbed to her injures at the hospital.On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.Abdullah went into hiding after the incident.Officer-in-charge of Chowgachha Police Station Elias Hossain confirmed the incident. -0UNB, Benapole


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