Housewife 'commits suicide'; father claims murder
A housewife reportedly committed suicide in Baraigram upazila of Natore on Tuesday night but father of the deceased claimed she was killed by in-laws.
Deceased Swapna Khatun, 20, was the wife of Rakib, a resident of Kalibari Mahalla in the upazila.
Family members said Swapna locked into an altercation with his husband over phone around 10:00pm. Later, they found her hanging in her room.
They rushed Shwapna to Baraigram Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
But deceased’s father said in-laws often beat Swapna on suspicion of extramarital affair. He alleged that they beat her to death.
Confirming the matter, Baraigram Police Station officer in-charge Dilip Kumar Das said the body was sent to the hospital morgue.
An unnatural death case was filed with the police station in this connection.