Wife burnt over husband’s affair

Kamruzzaman Kamu, a geography teacher at No-hata Women’s Degree College, Rajshahi, set his wife of 10 months Arzina on fire on July 29 and locked her in a room for protesting her husband’s affair with a student. Arzina rolled on the floor and prevented death but 57% of her body area was burned and she was in very critical condition in the Burn Unit of the DMCH. She told of her torture dur-ing 10 months of marriage. When she told her hus-band she would leave for good after cooking for him he started kicking and punching her and then set her afire. Neighbours rushed over, took the wife to the hospital, beat up Kamu and turned him over to the police. DS 5.8.08

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