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Husband, father-in-law held for torturing wife

  • Published at 10:53 pm January 19th, 2018
Husband, father-in-law held for torturing wife
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.