Kolkata: Cops have arrested the husband of a woman, who died at Thakurpurkuron Friday. The woman, Pinki Bhattacharjee (32) lived with the accused, Pradip (38), and their two children at Vidyasagar Sarani under Haridevpur police station. She had gone to her acquaintance’s house at Govt Colony in East Barisha under Thakurpukur police station on Thursday after being allegedly assaulted by her husband following a tiff over money, according to the police.
On Friday morning, she was found unconscious at her acquaintance’s house. She was declared brought dead at Vidyasagar State General Hospital . No suicide note was reportedly recovered.
“We arrested the woman’s husband on the basis of her mother’s complaint. A probe is on,” said a police officer. He has been charged under IPC sections 304, 498A and 406 and sections 3 and 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act.