Man ‘hacks wife, 4 in-laws’ for dowry

Our Correspondent

19 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

TANGAIL: A man has allegedly hacked his wife and four in-laws in Mirzapur Upazila of Tangail over a family feud.

Police, however, arrested accused Swapan Mia, 24.

The injured are Siraj Mia, 60, his wife Jabeda Begum, 52, daughters Shila Akhter, 20, and Razia Begum, 30, and Taiba, 3.

Siraj Mia’s elder daughter Farida Begum said Swapan had married a woman before her sister Shila. But, he kept the matter secret.

They couple used to quarrel over the issue as Shila came to know her husband’s previous marriage, she said.