Update January 27, 2015

Dhaka 5-04 pm, 03-August, 2021

Housewife ‘commits suicide’ for dowry

Sumel Sarker

Dowry system

Dowry system

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.

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