Housewife ‘commits suicide’ for dowry
27 January 2015, Nirapad News: A housewife allegedly committed suicide by taking pesticide over a dowry-related feud at Mohinikati village in Jhikargachha upazila in Jessore district early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Sumi Akter,22, daughter of Sirajul Islam of the village and a first year honours (Accounting) student at Shahid Mashiur Rahman Degree College.
Quoting family members, police said Sumi had been married to Sohrab Hossain two years back. Since then Sohrab had been torturing Sumi demanding Tk 50, 000 as dowry.
Sumi had taken pesticide following an altercation with her husband on Monday night.