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Akhi Shutrodhor allegedly killed over dowry demands

Akhi Shutrodhor (20) was from the Maijhail Mistripara village of Belkuchi upazilla of Sirajganj district. Her family alleged that at around 1:30 in the night of December 21, 2011 Akhi’s husband Sri Ashim Shutrodhor and the members of his family killed Akhi by suffocating her. Akhi’s elder brother, Sri Bipul Kumar Shutrodhor filed a case in Belkuchi Police Station of Sirajganj as a plaintiff against 12 people. The case is numbered-10, dated- 21/12/2011, under sections 302/34/109 of the Penal Code. On December 22, 2011 police arrested Akhi’s aunt-inlaw, Komla Rani Shutrodhor and she was sent to Sirajganj District Jail. The main person accused, Akhi’s husband Ashim Shutrodhor was absconding. However, on January 22, 2011 ten of the accused persons were awarded two months anticipatory bail.

fact-finding-violence against women-Akhi Shutrodhor-2011 (full text in English, PDF)

fact-finding-violence against women-Akhi Shutrodhor-2011 (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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