Woman killed over dowry
PIROJPUR, Apr 20: A pregnant woman was killed over dowry at Khanakuniary Village in Sadar Upazila of the district on Wednesday.
Deceased Liza Akhter, 19, was the daughter of Joynal Sheikh of the village and wife of Razu Khan, a construction worker.
The deceased's uncle Jalal Sheikh said, Liza's mother-in-law used to torture her for dowry. On Wednesday, she tortured Liza, leaving her injured.
Liza was rushed to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital where she was declared dead.
Residential Medical Officer Dr Noni Gopal said the woman died before she was brought here.
Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Police Station Ziaul Haque said an unnatural death case was filed in this connection.