Pregnant woman ‘set afire over house rent’ dies at DMCH
Publish- May 08, 2020, 09:28 PM
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Update- May 08, 2020, 09:32 PM
A pregnant woman, set on fire allegedly over unpaid house rent in Kushtia, succumbed to her injuries after fighting for life for a week at the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Friday.
Julekha Khatun, 35, died around noon, said Officer-in-Charge of Kushtia Model Police Station Golam Mostafa. She was nine months pregnant.
The body was sent to Kushtia General Hospital for autopsy, he said.
Julekha’s husband Mehedi Hasan said they lived at a rented house in Kamalapur area of the district town.