Man sued for torturing wife in Netrakona
13 October 2015, Nirapad News: A female primary school teacher filed a case against her husband under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act in Monday for torturing her for dowry.
The complainant, Umme Kulsum.25, wife of Abul Hashem, a resident of Bagichapara in Durgapur upazila headquarters of the district, is a teacher of Susang Government Primary School.
According to the case statement, Abul Hashem, a resident of Ujanpara village in Trishal upazila of Mymenshingh district, had married Umme Kulsum, daughter of Abdul Mannan of Bagichapara village in Durgapur upazila of Netrakona district ten years back.
Since then, Hashem had been demanding Tk two lakhs as dowry from his in-law’s house.
As Kulsum and her family refused to give the money, Hashem used to torture her often.
On Friday, Hashem and Kulsum locked in an altercation over the issue.
At a stage, Hashem indiscriminately beat her wife and fled the scene.
Following this, Kulsum filed the case on Monday.