A newly married man who was mercilessly beaten allegedly by his wife and her boyfriend succumbed to his injuries at a Bogra hospital yesterday after struggling for life for four days.
Victim Md Abdul Mazid, 25, son of Abu Hanif of Chowbila village in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj, married Alpana Khatun, 20, daughter of Amzad Hossain of the same village, on March 24.
Solonga Police Station Officer-in-Charge Md Waheduzzaman said the newly married couple came to visit Alpana's house on March 25.
Quoting the victim, the OC said the newly married wife Alpana called Mazid out of his in-laws' house at night where Alpana and her boyfriend Jihad Hossain beat him mercilessly.
He was taken to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries about 8:00am yesterday after struggling for life for four days, he said.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
Alpana was arrested from her house yesterday while Jihad went into hiding immediately after the incident, the OC added.