Housewife killed, another allegedly commits suicide
A housewife was killed while another allegedly committed suicide on Monday and the day before in Magura and Sherpur district.
A housewife was killed allegedly by her husband for dowry at Abalpur village in sadar upazila of Magura on Monday night, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Eti Khatun, 23, wife of Kafur Mollah of the village.
Police and family sources said Eti Khatun got married with Kafur Mollah four years back. Kafur used to torture her physically and mentally for dowry money.
Kafur beat Eti to death at one stage of brawl on the fateful night. He hanged the body with the beam of his house to hide the real incident, neighbours said.
On information, police recovered the body at noon on Monday and sent to hospital morgue for autopsy.
Kafur went into hiding soon after the incident.
In Sherpur, a housewife committed suicide by hanging herself due to abject poverty at Chithlia village in Nokla upazila on Sunday late night.
The deceased was identified as Mamtaj Begum, 40, wife of Kitab Ali of the same village.
Mamtaj used to lock into altercation with her husband as he could not arrange marriage for their two daughters.
Police and neighbours said the couple locked in an altercation on Sunday night as Kitab could not buy dress for their two daughters ahead of Eid.
Mamtaz Begum committed suicide by hanging herself with the beam of the house after taking shehri early Monday.