Newly married girl strangled in Khulna
Mar 18: A newly married girl was strangled to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws at his house at Mujgunni Uttarpara area in Khulna city on Friday night for dowry. The victim was identified as Sultana Parveen Soma, 22, wife of Golam Kibria of Mujgunni Uttarpara area.
It has been alleged that Soma used to be tortured by her husband and in-laws for dowry since her marriage to Kibria about four months back. The husband demanded Taka 2 lakhs in cash, a fridge and a colour television as dowry from her parents who were not able to meet the demands immediately.
Not getting the dowry, the angry husband Kibria and his close relations choked her to death and hanged the body from the ceiling fan with a scarf, said the brothers of the victim.
|Dang, all we got was a wedding reception.|
Soma's brother Sheikh Shaheen has lodged a murder case with Khalishpur police station against her husband and five others. Police have arrested FIR named accused Kibria's sister Mini and her husband Ali Akbor. Four other accused have gone into hiding since the incident.
|Everytime I try to hang something from a ceiling fan it comes crashing down with the surrounding plaster board ...|
Posted by: Steve White 2006-03-19