Dowry

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

Hanging body of newly married girl found in Chuadanga

The hanging body of a newly married girl is found at her house in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga.

June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019

‘Dowry’: Housewife sets herself ablaze, dies at DMCH

A housewife has succumbed to her injuries four days after she set herself ablaze as she was tortured by her husband allegedly for dowry.

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

Torched for dowry

A housewife was set on fire over dowry allegedly by her in-laws in Kishoreganj’s Hossainpur upazila.

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

Man held for 'killing' wife for dowry

Police yesterday arrested a labourer for allegedly murdering his wife for dowry at Chittagong's Satkania upazila on Friday noon.

November 23, 2017
November 23, 2017

Woman 'killed over dowry'

A housewife was allegedly murdered by her husband and in-laws for dowry at Mirzapur upazila on Tuesday night.

November 5, 2017
November 5, 2017

Pregnent woman strangled 'for dowry'

A pregnant housewife was strangled for dowry at Udaypur village in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj early yesterday, police said.

July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

Two women killed for dowry

Two housewives were murdered allegedly by their husbands for dowry in Jessore and Lalmonirhat on Monday.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

The Dowry Prohibition Act-2017

The Cabinet has approved in principle the draft of “The Dowry Prohibition Act-2017”. It incorporates the earlier Dowry Prohibition Act, 1980 and subsequent amendments.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Woman, baby burnt alive in Jhenidah

A woman and her 15-month-old daughter are burnt alive allegedly by her elder daughter’s husband for dowry in Jhenaidah.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Husband ‘kills’ wife, daughter for dowry

A man allegedly kills his wife and two-year-old daughter for dowry in Kaliganj upazila of Satkhira.