Bride killed by husband in Cox’s Bazar, husband absconding

A bride named Sumi Akhter (20) died after being beaten by her husband at PMkhali in Cox’s Bazar Sadar. Yesterday, Wednesday night, the husband beat his wife due to an argument between husband and wife over dowry.

Then the bride was rescued and admitted to Cox’s Bazar District Sadar Hospital where she died late at night. Swami Borhan is absconding since the incident.

The deceased Sumi Akhtar of Ghonarpara area of ​​Chankhola village of PMkhali union of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila. Shafiullah’s daughter and Md. of the same area. Wife of Borhan Uddin. Borhan is the son of Ekhlacha Mia of that area.

Sumi’s brother Mohammad Parvez said, “Sumi Akhtar and Borhan Uddin got married socially three months ago. At the wedding, the bride gave the groom a Pulsar motorcycle and a heavy gold necklace, but the bride’s relatives did not know that Borhan was a drug addict.”

He said, “Since a few days after the marriage, Borhan was pressuring Sumi for a large amount of money. Not agreeing to this, Borhan sold the motorcycle and gold ornaments that were given in the wedding. After a few days, Sumi was also pressured for the gold ornaments as a wedding gift. A pre-arranged social meeting was supposed to be held between the parents of both parties at 10 pm on Wednesday, but before that, husband Borhan severely beat Sumi at home around 8:30 pm. At one point, an attempt was made to kill Sumi by strangulation. Later Borhan himself brought him to the hospital. Since then, there has been no trace of him. Meanwhile, Sumi died at 11:30 pm while undergoing treatment at the hospital.”

Inspector (Investigation) of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Police Station. Salim Uddin said that the body of a bride who died while undergoing treatment at Cox’s Bazar District Sadar Hospital on Wednesday midnight was recovered and sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy. His body was handed over to his parents after post-mortem on Thursday. Selina Akhtar, the mother of the bride who died in the incident, filed a murder case against four people on Thursday night, making Borhan the main accused.

He said that now the police is conducting an operation to arrest the accused in the case.

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