Man held for 'killing' wife over dowry
A man was arrested for allegedly killing his wife over dowry in CO Bazar area of Rangpur city yesterday.
The arrestee Sohel Rana, 26, was given Tk 50,000 as dowry when he married Sultana Parvin, 18, two years ago. Later, he demanded Tk 50,000 again and used to torture her for it, said Sultana's brother.
Yesterday, Sohel started beating Sultana and later strangled her to death with a scarf as her parents did not meet his demand. On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.