Patuakhali Correspondent: Police have arrested a heretic husband from Kushtia 20 hours after his wife was burnt to death for divorcing him after he could not bear the torture in Dumki of Patuakhali. A team of Kushtia district police was able to arrest Jalil from his village home around 7:30 pm on Friday. Shahed Chowdhury, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Baufal-Dumki Circle, confirmed the information. Jalil is the son of Nur Ali of Samanta area of Mirpur police station in Kushtia district. It may be mentioned that on Thursday, after breaking into the house of his father-in-law (Abdul Mannan) in the area of Ward No. 4 of Pangasia Union of the upazila, his wife Iti Akhter (26) poured petrol on her body and set it on fire. Later, Jalil managed to escape from the house. Itir died in the arson attack.
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