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Man remanded over setting wife on fire in Lakshmipur

  • Published at 04:20 pm April 30th, 2019

Shahinur died while being treated at DMCH's burn unit

Salahuddin—prime accused in the case of setting fire to and killing his wife Shahinur Akter—has been sent to remand for three days.

Senior Judicial Magistrate Tarik Aziz’s court gave the order on Tuesday, confirmed Lakshmipur court Public Prosecutor Jasim Uddin.

Shahinur was allegedly set on fire by her husband in Lakshmipur's Kamalnagar upazila and died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on April 22.

Zafar Uddin, Shahinur's father, filed a case following his daughter’s death. He named five people and said eight other people were involved.

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Salahuddin was arrested in the Ramgotir Bura Asram area of Lakshmipur the same day. Five people have been arrested in this regard so far.

Thus far, the police have arrested: husband and prime accused Salahuddin, his two brothers Abdur Rahman and Alauddin, Charfalan union UP member Hafiz Uddin, and village police Abu Taher.

The police requested five days of remand for the other four excluding Salahuddin; the court permitted them to be remanded for two days each.