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Policeman held after alleged torture of wife for dowry

A police inspector has been arrested in the city after his wife lodged a case accusing him of torturing her for dowry money.

The arrestee is Mohammad Shamsuddoha, 40, inspector of Darshana police station in Chuadanga district.

Gulshan police arrested him from Rajabazar area of Dhaka early hours of Thursday. He was later sent to Faridpur’s Kotwali Police Station.

Officer-in-charge of Faridpur Kotwali Police Station MA Jalil said Shamsuddoha has been arrested from Dhaka’s Rajabazar in a case filed by his wife Farzana Khandaker Tuli for torturing her for dowry money.

Farzana said that Shamsuddoha asked Tk 70 lakh from her family. She managed to give him Tk 15 lakh from her family but he kept torturing him for more money. So, she went to her father’s home.

She said that her husband warned her not to return without the money.

She also found that Shamsuddoha has an extramarital affair.

Source: United News of Bangladesh