Housewife killed for dowry

8 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: A housewife was beaten and strangulated to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws as her family failed to meet a dowry demand for a nose ring.

The incident took place in Kholahati village of Gaibandha Sadar upazila on Friday, reports UNB.

Police said the deceased Sumaiya Aktar, wife of Suja Mia of Kholahati village, was the daughter of Shahin Mia.

Shahin said the couple got married last year and that he gave cash money and other materials as dowry.

“We failed to give only a nose ring that was also demanded as dowry,” he said adding that Sumaiya’s in-laws have been torturing her for this for a long time.