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Missing woman's body dug up from in-laws' courtyard

Published : Sunday, 18 October, 2020 at 1:44 PM  Count : 342

Victim Afroza (Left) and Rakib Hasan Bappi (Right)

Victim Afroza (Left) and Rakib Hasan Bappi (Right)

The body of a college teacher's missing wife has been dug up from the courtyard of her in-laws' house in Mohekhkhali upazila of Cox's Bazar.

Moheshkhali police OC Abdul Hye said the body was recovered from Uttar Nalbila area in Kalarmarchhara union around 11pm on Saturday, six days after she went missing.

Deceased Afroza Begum,24, was the wife of Rakib Hasan Bappi, a lecturer of Badarkhali Degree College in Chakoria upazila.

The OC said Afroza's father Mohammad Ishaq filed a complaint with Moheshhali Police Station on October 12 accusing four people including Bappi.

Police along with her relatives conducted hectic searches to find out Afroza.

Later, being confirmed on Saturday night, police excavated the courtyard of Bappi's house and found the decomposed body.

The body was sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Bappi and his family members went into hiding after the incident.

Bappi had married Afroza nine months ago after divorcing his first wife. This was the second marriage of the couple.

The OC said, Bappi recently started keeping contact with his divorced wife that led to a conjugal conflict.

He also said Afroza's family alleged that Bappi used to torture her. A village arbitration has also been held in this regard. 


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