Guwahati, April 16: Sensation prevailed among the locals of Hatigaon after a housewife was allegedly murdered by her husband for dowry on Monday.
Sources stated that over the past few months the woman identified as Sahina Begum was being tortured for dowry by her husband and his family. It was also alleged that the woman had informed the police about the issue as well but no proper steps were taken to stop the harassment the woman was going through.
On Monday, it was reported that the woman was allegedly murdered by her husband, Nazim Hussain by choking her throat.
After the police was informed about the issue by the locals, the police immediately reached the spot and detained the woman’s husband along with her brother-in-law N Ali.
However, Nazim’s mother, another suspect in the case has been absconding after the incident.
The police are currently investigating the matter and the suspects are being interrogated.