A man died in the custody of Hatibandha Police Station in Lalmonirhat yesterday, after he was picked up for interrogation following the death of his wife.

The victim, Himangshu Roy (36), was a tea stall owner, our Lalmonirhat correspondent reports quoting police and family sources.

Locals alleged that Himangshu was tortured to death in police custody. However, Hatibandha police claimed that he died by suicide.

Himangshu’s wife Sabitri Rani (30), allegedly died by suicide at Purba Kadma Maldahpara village of Velaguri union of the upazila.

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