A woman was burnt to death allegedly by her husband at Mirkutia village in Nagarpur upazila of Tangail on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rojina Akter, 21, daughter of late Mojer Ali, hailing from Kokaidair village of the upazila.
Police arrested victim’s husband Md Joynal Abedin Babu, 30, on Saturday noon.
Quoting locals, Sirajul Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Nagarpur police station, said that Babu locked in an altercation with his wife Rojina over dowry on Friday night. At one stage in the quarrel, Babu poured kerosene on his wife Rojina and set her on fire.
After hearing screams of Rojina, neighbours rushed to the spot and sent her to Tangail General Hospital where duty doctor referred her to Dhaka, he said.
Later, she succumbed to her injuries on the way to Dhaka at 11:30 am.