Husband arrested in Sylhet
Sylhet police have arrested soldier Shafiqul Sheikh allegedly for torturing his wife after tying her to a tree in Narail.
Officer-in-Charge of Shah Paran Police Station Shakhawat Hossain said Sheikh was arrested in Sylhet Cantonment area on Monday evening.
The arrest was made a day after the High Court directed Narail police to arrest in 48 hours the persons who tortured her.
According to media reports, Bobita Khanom, 21, of Lohagara upazila, was tied to a tree and beaten with sticks by her husband Shafiqul Sheikh and some of his family members until she fainted on April 30 for “theft”.
Police sent Bobita to upazila health complex and later she was shifted to Narail Sadar Hospital.
Bobita's mother filed a case with Lohagara Police Station in connection with the incident.
Earlier, police arrested two people, including Sheikh's uncle Hiru Miah.