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Housewife killed by husband for dowry in Benapole


A housewife was strangulated to death allegedly by her husband for dowry at Goira village here on Friday night.The deceased was identified as Sathi Khatun,18, wife of Shahin of the same village.Locals said Shahin, son of Ali Kadar of Goira village, had married Sathi, daughter of Atiar of Chatkapota village in Sharsha upazila of Jessore district, seven months back.Since then, Shahin used to torture her for dowry.The victim’s father Atiar claimed that on Friday night, when Sathi refused to bring money as dowry from her parents, Shahin and his mother strangulated her to death.Later, they hanged her body with ceiling fan in a bid to prove the matter as suicide and informed them.Police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.Sub-inspector of Benapole Police Station Tajul Islam confirmed the incident.A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Benapole


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