Pirojpur JCD leader held in dowry case

Our Correspondent

25 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

PIROJPUR: District unit Chhatra Dal (JCD) general secretary Md Badiuzzaman Sheikh Rubel has been arrested in a dowry case filed by his first wife.

Police arrested Rubel, son of Aslam Sheikh, from Hularhat launch ghat on Thursday morning.

Pirojpur Sadar police OC Nurul Islam Badal said Sheikh Rubel was wanted in a case filed by his wife.

Rubel’s first wife Sajia Afrin Shammi alleged that her family gave Rubel cash money, furniture and a motorcycle as dowry after their marriage on February 18, 2012.

“But, my husband and mother-in-law are putting pressure on me demanding Tk 25 lakh for last few days. They tortured me both mentally and physically on occasions as I could not meet their demand. Later, they sent me to my father’s home,” alleged Shammi.

Failing to resolve the matter, Shammi, a mother of an 18-month-old son, filed a case with a court in Khulna on July 15 last accusing her husband and mother-in-law.

She informed that Rubel married again without her consent.