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Journo sued for torturing wife


A case has been filed against daily Prothom Alo’s Jessore correspondent Monirul Islam for torturing his wife over dowry.Jahanara Khatun, wife of Monirul, filed the case with the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Abu Ibrahim on Sunday.The Judge took cognizance of the charge and fixed August 23 for the hearing.According to the complainant, Monirul, son of Kinu Morel of Altapol village in Keshobepur upazila, married Jahanara, daughter of Nesar Ali of Mathpara in Jessore town on February 22, 2013.Since then, Monirul demanded Tk 2 lakh from Jahanara’s father for constructing his house.After getting Tk 2 lakh from Jahanara’s family, Monirul again demanded two katha lands in Jessore town from them.As Jahanra and her family members refused to give it, Monirul beat up Jahanara and drove her away from his house on April 30 this year.Earlier on June 13, Jahanara, also a school teacher of a Government Primary School, filed a case against Monirul with Kotwali Police Station.Monirul went into hiding after the case was filed against him.UNB, Jessore


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