Police have arrested the husband and father-in-law of a woman from Chapilapara village in Nandigram upazila of Bogra, for torturing her and cutting off her hair.
The duo – Ukil Uddin, 25, and his father Ashraf Ali – were arrested from their house on Friday morning.
Earlier on Thursday night, Ukil's wife Mahmuda Khatun filed a case with Nandigram police station accusing her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law of torturing her and cutting off her hair for a dowry of Tk 50,000 on Wednesday.
Mahmuda was married to Ukil six years ago. She complained that she had long been tortured by her husband and in-laws over the dowry.
The victim also mentioned that her husband had demanded the dowry to start a hemp business in the area.
Nandigram police station Sub-Inspector Inamul Haque said the victim's husband and father-in-law were arrested on Friday morning, but her mother-in-law was still at large.
SI Inamul Haque added that they had send the two arresteees to the court prison.