It’s Just left five months of her marriage. The abuser’s husband and mother-in-law destroy her life forever. A teenage bride from Sirajganj has committed suicide as she could not bear the constant torture of her husband and mother-in-law for dowry. The deceased identified as Meem Khatun (19).
She committed suicide by drinking pesticides just five months after her marriage. On Saturday (January 12, 2022), the incident occurred in Professor Para mahalla of the Tarash municipal Area. Kamruzzaman, a college teacher, the housewife’s father, confirmed the matter.
According to the locals, in September 2021, with the daughter of Kamruzzaman, a resident of Professor Para mahalla of Tarash municipal Area, Md. Penguari village of Baruhans union of the Upazila got married to Reich Uddin’s son Maulana Zakir Hossain (25) with the family arrangement.
At the time of marriage, the girl’s father gave some money and gold ornaments of the dowry demanded by the bridegroom family but left some money and gold ornaments. Due to this, the housewife’s husband and in-laws beat Meem regularly. Last Saturday afternoon, Meem’s husband Maulana Zakir Hossain and mother-in-law beat the housewife for dowry and kicked her out of the house.
Later, Meem moved to her father’s house, bought pesticides from the market, took it orally, and became seriously ill. The family members rescued Meem Khatun and took her to the Upazila Hospital. When her condition deteriorated there, the on-duty doctor shifted her to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
Housewife Meem died at around 10 pm on Saturday while undergoing treatment there. In this context, the officer in charge of the Tarash police station Fazle Ashiq (OC), said, I have heard the matter. The woman died at Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital. Bogra Sadar Police Station will take action in this regard.