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Woman dies, husband arrested

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GUWAHATI, April 16: Saheena Begum (28), a mother of two children, breathed her last at the Guahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday in a mysterious situation. The woman’s husband has been arrested in this connection. Saheena, who had entered into wedlock with Nazim Ali of Hatigaon in Guwahati in 2006, was admitted to the GMCH on April 12, 2018 by her in-laws, including her husband.  In his FIR lodged at Hatigaon police station, Saheena’s father Azad Ali of Baihata Chariali alleged that his daughter had to face physical and mental torture from her in-laws demanding dowry. A case (237/18) was registered at Hatigaon police station, leading to the arrest of Nazim Ali. The court has sent Nazim Ali to judicial custody. 

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