Man held for attempt to kill pregnant wife
Police have arrested a man for an attempt made to kill his pregnant wife by slitting her throat in Singair upazila of Manikganj.
Police and local sources said accused Razib Hossain, a resident of Kashimnagar village, had an altercation with his wife Elina Akhter,30, over a trivial matter on Saturday evening.
Being angry, Razib tried to kill five-month pregnant Elina after slaughtering her.
Hearing Elina's screams, neighbours rushed in and rescued her.
They confined Razib inside the house, informed police and rushed the housewife to the upazila health complex.
Police, later, arrested Razib on Sunday afternoon.
Singair police OC Rakibuzzaman said Razib was sent to jail following a court order.
However, Elina was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment.