Police have arrested a professor of Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in a case filed by his wife for allegedly torturing her.
Dr Mostafizur Rahman, a teacher of Chemistry department of the university, was arrested from his house and sent to court on Saturday night, police said.Earlier, Mostafizur’s wife filed a lawsuit against her husband under the Prevention of Women and Children Repression Acton with Chandraganj Police Station on February 10.
Jashim Uddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chandraganj Police Station, confirmed the matter.
Quoting Mostafizur’s wife, police said, “They tied the knot in 2017. After a few days of the marriage, Mostafizur started physical and mental torture on his wife”, he said.