Housewife killed 'by husband' over dowry in Jessore

Housewife killed ‘by husband’ over dowry in Jessore


A housewife was strangulated to death allegedly by her husband over dowry-related feud at Rajghat Moalemtala village in Abhoynagar upazila of Jessore district on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Manjila Mallik, 25, wife of Humayun Mallik of the same village.Quoting locals, police said Humayun used to torture Manjila for dowry since after their marriage.Humayun strangled Manjila following an altercation over dowry-related issue at some time on Saturday night.Later, he shouted saying that his wife committed suicide by taking poison.Informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Benapole


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