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Woman detained for ‘killing’ husband in Natore

  • Our Correspondent
  • 7 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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NATORE: Police have detained a woman for allegedly killing her husband over property in the Taltola area of Bagatipara upazila in the district.

The detainee has been identified as Kaniz Fatema, the second wife of Borat Ali of the area. Borat, the victim, was an employee of Qadirabad Cantonment Sapper College.

Police said Kaniz hit Barat on his head with a hammer on Tuesday afternoon as he was refusing to bequeath his property to her.

Barat became unconscious but he died when Kaniz and her brothers hung him from the ceiling of their house with a scarf to pass off his death as suicide, cops said.

On information, police rushed to the spot at night and took the body into custody. They also detained Kaniz.

Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bagatipara police station, said on Wednesday that an FIR was filed in the case. “We are waiting for the post-mortem report,” he said.