An eight-month pregnant woman has been beaten to death by her husband in Comilla city.
The incident happened in the city’s Tikkachar area on Friday night.
The family of the deceased, Pinky Akhter, 22, said that her husband Billal Hossain has been torturing her for a long time for dowry. Previously, he hacked Pinky and her mother and a trial is underway over that incident.
On Friday, Pinky was again beaten by Billal and she got severely injured. Local rushed her to Comilla Medical College Hospital where she passed away on early Saturday.
Local also detained Billal and handed him over to police.
Later, Pinky’s mother filed a case against Billal on Saturday, said Kotwali police station Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) Kamal Krishna Dhar.