Woman strangulated to death over dowry in Sirajganj

Woman strangulated to death over dowry in Sirajganj


A pregnant housewife was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband and his family members for dowry at Amdanga village in Salanga upazila on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Sima Khatun, 22, wife of Jahangir Alam, son of Abdul Gani of the village.Sub-inspector of Salanga Police Station Mofijul Islam said Sima, daughter of Pana Ullah Pramanik, a resident of Bagdha village, was married to Jahangir one year ago.Although Jahangir was given a huge amount of money as dowry during the marriage, he and his family members started torturing Sima for more money as dowry after the marriage.As a sequel to their torture, Jahangir along with his family members strangulated her to death on Wednesday afternoon.Informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.A case was filed against five including Jahangir in this connection No one of the accused was arrested as they reportedly went into hiding soon after the incident. -UNB, Sirajganj


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