A man allegedly cut his wife’s tendon in Degree College area in Aditmari of Lalmonirhat on Sunday night over dowry.
The victim was Sharifa, wife of Abdul Kader of Degree College area in Aditmari and daughter of Safiar Rahman of village Barghoria in Mohishkhocha union in the district.
Quoting family members, Aditmari police officer-in-charge Masud Rana said that Kader had taken Tk 1 lakh as dowry from his in-laws after he got married to Sarifa 12 years ago.
Kader had recently begun pressurizing his wife to bring him Tk 50,000 from her parents and tortured her often for the money.
Around 7:00pm on Sunday, Kader and his family members beat up Sharifa again for the sum and cut the tendon of her left leg during the assault.
The police arrested Kader around 9:30pm after the victim’s father filed a case with the station.
The wife was currently undergoing treatment at Aditmari Upazila Health Complex.
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