The incident occurred on Wednesday
A man was killed by his wife’s family members while trying to abduct her from her father’s house in Narsingdi.
The deceased, Shafiqul Islam, 30, was a mobile store owner hailing from Itna Dighi area under Baghab union of Shibpur upazila, confirmed Amirganj police outpost's Sub-Inspector (SI) Minhajul Islam.
The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon near Mollabari Masjid at Hasnabad village in Raypura upazila of the district.
Police and locals claimed that Shafiqul had forced Rahima to marry him on October 2.
Later, she fled to her father Shamim Mia's house in Hasnabad village.
When Shafiqul came to forcefully take her back her from her father’s home, a few men from her family, wielding weapons, tried to stop him and a clash broke out. Shafiqul got stabbed during the clash and bled to death, police said, citing locals.
Police recovered two petrol bombs from the spot and detained Rahima for questioning.