Maya Begum of eighteen was the fourth wife of Ruhul Amin Sardar. It is alleged that Maya Begum and her new born girl was strangled to death by her in laws. This incident took place at Basail village of Barisal.
It is reported that Maya Begum was threatened to kill if she gives birth of a girl. She was regularly tortured by her in laws. No medical care was given to her during her pregnancy and her father’s request to take her to hospital was rejected. She gave birth at home when a cold wave is sweeping through the country.
Police arrested Ruhul Amin Sardar after a case was filed by Maya’s father. Police is also trying to arrest Ruhul Amin’s father and mother. Autopsy of Maya and the new born was done at Barisal Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital yesterday.