Man ‘beats wife to death’ over dowry in Jashore

Published: April 21, 2018 11:24:07 | Updated: April 21, 2018 18:27:58

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A housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband over dowry at Bagachra village in Sharsha upazila of Jashore district on Friday night.

Ripon Hossain, 38, son of Moslem Gazi of Satmile village of the upazila, used to torture his wife Zahura Khatun, 34, over dowry, alleged the victim’s father.

He locked into an altercation with Zahura over the issue and beat her indiscriminately at night, leaving her dead on the spot, UNB reported quoting the victim’s father.

Later, he hanged the body with the ceiling of his house to make it appear that she committed suicide.

On information, police recovered the body.

Ropin went into hiding after the incident.

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