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Dr.Tamanna Haque Munira found dead by hanging, allegedly due to non-compliance of dowry demands

On the morning of 29thAugust, 2009, Dr. Tamanna Haque Munira (28) was allegedly strangled to death by her husband Dr. Fakrul Islam Utpol, mother-in-law Salina Begum and father-in-law Farhad-Uddin Bhuiyan. Her body was found hanging from the ceiling of her bedroom at their residence in ‘Dream View’ at No.2 Bibir Bagicha 76/Kha/1, Jatrabari, Dhaka. Tamanna was employed as an honorary practitioner at Sir Salimullah Medical College in the Gynecology and
Obstetrics department.

Tamanna’s brother, Ahsan–ul Munir Manna, has filed a case with the Jatrabari police in this regard. The case is on trial at the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s (CMM) Court.

Tamanna’s husband Dr. Fakrul Islam Utpol, mother-in-law Salina Begum and are out on bail from the High Court Division of the Supreme Court.

fact-finding-violence against women-Tamanna Haque Munira-2009-eng (full text in English, PDF)

fact-finding-violence against women-Tamanna Haque Munira-2009-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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