CRIME

Addl Secy Zakir arrested over torturing wife

Published: 01 Dec 2019   

Special Correspondent

An additional secretary was arrested on Saturday night on charge of torturing his wife.

The arrest was made after the woman called 999 seeking help, said Officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station Monirul islam.

Earlier, the additional secretary, Zakir Hossain, had been made officer on special duty (OSD).

Dialing 999, Zakir's wife Dr Fatema Jahan Bari complained that she was tortured by her husband for dowry. 

Later, police rushed to the spot and arrested him. Dr Fatema was admitted to One Stop Crisis  Centre of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

A case was filed against him under the women and children repression prevention Act.    


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