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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Housewife Kills herself and kids failing to bear husband’s torture

Malda, 16 April, 2014: A housewife, allegedly failing to bear her husband’s recuurent tortures, committed suicide along with her two kids by jumping in front of Kolkata bound Tebhaga express between Mahanagar and Gazole stations of Shahajadpur gram panchayat in Gazole police station around 7 am on Wednesday.

Police sources informed that the housewife Anjula Bibi (25) was thrashed by the speeding train and died on spot. Her kids – two and a half years old Alauddin and one year old Sayeda Parvin were recovered from the spot and rushed to hospital. But the kids died there. The accused husband Farooq Momin, a mason fled from the village after the incident.

Uncle of the deceased housewife, Nurul Ansari informed police that after a rift on Tuesday night, Farooq allegedly drove Abjula Bibi and her kids away from the house. Whole night the woman had to struggle with her kids. Finally, she committed suicide with kids as Farooq’s torture was unbearable for her, Ansari alleged.

He said that since her marriage with Farooq six years back, Anjula used to be tortured by her husband regularly. Even few days back Anjula fled from Farooq and took shelter with her father Abdul Saiyad at Bhalukdanga village. But her father again pursued her to return to her husband. Ansari said that Farooq did not have financial crisis but peculiarly he went on torturing his wife and kids.


Villagers including a Trinamul panchayat member Murtaz Ali too said that the woman killed herself and kids as she could not bear her husband’s torture any more. They demanded that the husband should be exemplarily punished.

Police from Gazole police station along with Malda GRP reached spot to recover the bodies. Mr Ansari has lodged a complaint of domestic violence and provocation to commit suicide against Frooq Momin. Police have been searching the absconding husband.

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