Alexa Housewife killed over dowry dispute, 3 arrested

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Housewife killed over dowry dispute, 3 arrested

 Gazipur Correspondent

 Published: 08:53 PM, 25 January 2020  

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested three persons, including husband Sarwar Hossain Babu, 30, in connection with the case of murdering a housewife demanding dowry in Tongi, Gazipur. The other two are Saleh Hossain Babu's mother Saleha Begum (45) and elder brother Salah Uddin (35).

They were arrested from the Jamgara area at Ashulia on Saturday morning. Earlier, on January 16, the deceased Sathi Akter’s father filed a case against a man named Sarwar Hossain (husband), father-in-law, mother-in-law and brother-in-law accusing of killing her daughter in a flat in Shilmun Purba Para demanding dowry.

According to RAB sources, Sarwar Hossain Babur (30) was married to a Sathi Akter about five years ago. Since marriage, Babu and his family have demanded Tk 5 lakh dowry from his spouse. Without getting the money, they continue to torture their spouse physically and mentally. Thinking of the happiness of the child of the spouse's father, Sarwar Hussein gave Babu Tk 2 lakh. Yet they continue to torture their spouse for the rest of the money.

On the evening of the incident, the husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law, mother-in-law, and Brother in law pressured her to bring the rest of the dowry money. When the spouse is unable to pay the rest of the money by talking to his family, they attacked her. At one point, the husband, with the help of his parents and brother, stabbed killed and fled.