'Man' kills wife for dowry in Jessore

‘Man’ kills wife for dowry in Jessore


Benapole -A housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband over a dowry-related feud at Garibpur village in Bagharpara upazila of Jessore district on Wednesday night.The deceased was identified as Jannati Khatun,25, wife of Abdur Rahim, a resident of the village, and daughter of Bazlur Rahman, hailing from Joynagar village of the upazila.Quoting family members, police said Abdur Rahim had demanded Tk one lakh from Jannati’s family as dowry a few days ago and tortured her often over the issue.Failing to realise the demanded money, Rahim beat up Jannati mercilessly at about 11:00pm, leaving her dead on the spot.Later, he poured poison into her mouth to give it an outward form of a suicide incident.Rahim went into hiding after the killing.A case was filed in this connection. (UNB)


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