Man cuts off wife's hair for dowry
Police arrested a man on Sunday night for allegedly cutting his wife's hair after torturing her as her parents refused to give him dowry.
The arrestee is Hasanuzzaman Monu, 28, of Haridebpur village in Rangpur Sadar upazila.
The victim is Roksana Begum, 25, daughter of Rafiqul Islam of Kashaipara village.
Rafiqul told reporters that his daughter was married to Monu in 2015. He said he paid Tk 1akh as dowry as per the demand of his son-in-law's relatives.
A year later, Monu again demanded Tk 50,000 as dowry.
As Rafiqul refused, Monu started torturing Roksana. Later, the father paid the demanded money to save his daughter.
On Friday night, Monu again tortured his wife for dowry and cut off her hair. Locals rescued the housewife and rushed her to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Rafiqul filed a case with Rangpur Sadar Police Station on Sunday night.
Officer-in-Charge of the police station ABM Zahidul Islam yesterday produced Monu before a court that sent him to jail.