Court fined wife for demanding dowry from husband!!
26 February 2015, Nirapad News: A Dhaka court on Wednesday fined a woman for demanding dowry from her husband. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Kumar Dey fined Mahmuda Akter Urmi Tk 1,000, failing to pay which she would have to serve three-day prison term.
The convict and her husband Md Shamsur Rahman hail from Rasulpur village in Noakhali’s Begumganj. Urmi is an 11th grade student at Kazirhat College in Noakhali.
In the case, plaintiff Rahman alleged that his wife on Jan 4, 2013 demanded Tk 500,000 as dowry from him and threatened to marry someone else unless she was paid the money.
He alleged that he had later requested Urmi to return to him but she declined. After the judgment, Urmi paid the fine at the court.