TANGAIL: Police arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife over dowry at Ghatail upazila of the district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Nusrat Jahan Nishi, 20, wife of Abdul Alim, a resident of Chayani Bakshia village in the upazila.
Family members of the deceased said Alim had feud with her wife over dowry for a long time. He killed his wife at night over the feud, later, he tried to flee the scene but detained by locals.
Later, police took the accused to their custody. The victim’s father lodged a case against the accused with Ghatail Police Station after the incident. He alleged that his daughter was killed in a planned way.
Ghatail Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Azharul Islam Sarkar said they sent the accused to jail.
Legal action will be taken in this regard, he added.