Our correspondent in the district has since confirmed the woman is a housewife named Nur Ayesha, and the man Shawkat Alam, belong to the same village in Chakaria. The incident occurred only a day back for her inability to pay the interest on a loan taken from Alam.
Ayesha is the wife of day labourer Ali Hossain of Hafalia Katastha Sabuj Para in Ward 8 of Baraitali Union of the upazila.
After the video went viral police failed to arrest Shawkat and instead took his father Zaheer Alam into custody.
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Inspector Mahtabur Rahman, in-charge of Harbang police outpost, said police went to Shawkat's address on Wednesday afternoon to arrest him. However, they found that Shawkat had already escaped.
Chakaria Police Station OC Shaker Mohammad Jubayer said that all those involved in this inhuman incident will be brought under the law. Police activities have already started.
The victim Nur Ayesha is preparing to file a case at the police station.