Assam: Man held for killing wife over dowry in Kamrup rural district
Guwahati: A man allegedly killed his wife in Tukrapara village in Nagarbera in Assam’s Kamrup rural district on Saturday.
The accused identified as Nazirul Islam and his deceased wife identified as Majida Khatun.
According to sources, Majida Khatun was at her mother’s house when husband Islam tortured her to death.
Majida was allegedly murdered for dowry, claimed the deceased family members.
Nazirul tortured his wife Majida for dowry for a long time, family member stated.
After killing wife, accused tried to fled the scene but local people thrashed him and handed over to the police.
Meanwhile, deceased body sent for a post-mortem in Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.
The incident is currently being investigated by Tupamari police.
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