BOGURA: A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his son-in-law in Sherpur upazila of the district on Thursday night over dowry disputes.
Deceased Asadul Haque, 45, was a resident of Bhabanipur village under the upazila.The family members said Asadul's son-in-law Sabbir of the same village intercepted his way while he was returning home from Bhabanipur Bazar at about 10:00 pm. Then, Sabbir asked him when he would give him Tk 5 lakh dowry.
An altercation took place between them. At one stage, son-in-law Sabbir stabbed him in the chest and fled away.
Locals rescued him and took him to Sherpur Upazila Health Complex. He, later, succumbed to his injuries at the health complex.
Regarding the matter, Sherpur OC Shahidul Islam said police are investigating the matter.