A housewife, who suffered burn injuries allegedly inflicted by her in-laws at Nardahi Charpara village in Kalihati upazila early Wednesday, died at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Shapla Begum, 22, wife of Rabbi Islam and daughter of Bellal Hossain of the same village.
Locals said hearing the victim’s screams at about 1:00am, they rushed there and found unconscious Shapla severely burnt.
Later, she was taken to Tangail General Hospital. As her condition deteriorated, she was referred to the burn unit.
Later, the victim succumbed to her injuries at the burn out.
Mir Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kalihati police station, however, said they did not receive any complaint.
Mother of the deceased Marjina Begum claimed Shapla’s husband used to torture her for dowry very often.