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Another dowry death rocks Kokrajhar

A mysterious  death of a married woman triggers no less shock and controversy in Kokrajhar where local residents demand a probe to unearth. After two years of her marriage , he was found  dead at her husband's house under mysterious circumstances. Identified as Jahanara Begum of Baruapara in  Kokrajhar, she was believed to have committed suicide.

According to allegation, her husband along with other family members heaped huge torture on her demanding dowry on cash amounting Rs 10,000.

Her family members charged the husband of killing Jahanara for failing to provide the husband with the amount.

Family members lodged an FIR with police in this regard with registered case no.146/17 at Sapatgram PS. Shaizuddin Sheik, father of Meher was arrested. Main culprit Meher is absconding after the incident. Family members of Jahanara demanded early arrest and punished the culprit.



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