One day 30-year-old Rafiqul Islam blindfolded his 21-year-old wife Hawa Akhter and taped her mouth promising her presents, but instead a surprise poor woman got 5 fingers cut off.
One of his
relatives even threw away those fingers to the dustbin so they couldn’t be
This situation happenned because Ms Akhter refused to quit her studies despite the numerous warnings from her husband’s side.
As far as the man had only standard 8-grade education, he was huiliated by that fact that his wife was off to college to pursue higher studies.
After Mr Islam was arrested, he confessed in what he’s done and soon face charges of permanent disfiguration. Yet human rights groups are demanding life imprisonment for man.
Though Hawa Akhter has lost all the fingers on her right hand, now she’s learning to write with her left hand and is going to resume her sudies as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, such attacks on educated
women happen quite often. In June an unemployed man gouged out the eyes of his
wife, an assistant professor at Dhaka University, because she wanted to
continue her studies at a Canadian University.