Asma Akter

No PhotoName: Asma Akter.
Died: April 26, 2020.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Burns and/or smoke inhalation.
Location: Gazipur, Bangladesh.
Disability: Developmental disability.

Asma’s family chained her up, then left her alone at home. An electrical fire destroyed the home, killing Asma.

Case status:
Abdul Kader (Family), unknown status.

Mentally challenged woman burn to death in Gazipur house fire
Bangladesh: Mentally challenged woman charred to death

Chhaba Kuri

No PhotoName: Chhaba Kuri.
Died: February 18, 2020.
Age at death: 60.
Cause of death: Stabbing.
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Disability: Partial paralysis.

Chhaba was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband. He told police that he had a dream that no one would take care of her after his death.

Case status:
Gopal Kuri (Husband), arrested.

Elderly man kills paralysed wife in Dhaka
Elderly woman killed by husband
Elderly woman hacked to death in Dhaka

Muhammad Rabiul

No PhotoName: Muhammad Rabiul, also called Rabiul Alam.
Died: August 12, 2018.
Age at death: 30.
Cause of death: Fire.
Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Disability: Mental disability.

Muhammad lived with his mother in a makeshift house. When she went out to go begging for the day, she shackled him to the house. While she was gone, the house and several others burned down. Everyone but Muhammad escaped; he died in the fire because he could not get out of his chains.

Case status:
Fatema Begum (Mother), status unknown. Possibly no crime.

Meant for safety, shackles lead to his death
Bound man with mental disability burns to death in Chattogram fire

Rahima Khatun and Amirul

No PhotoName: Rahima Khatun.
Age at death: Young adult.

Name: Amirul.
Age at death: Child.

Died: January 21, 2017.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Angiadi, Bangladesh.
Disability: Unspecified.

Rahima Katun and her son Amirul were both killed by her husband.

Case Status:
Najrul Islam (Husband), convicted of murder, sentenced to death.

Man sentenced to death for killing disabled wife, son
Man sentenced to death for killing disabled wife and son

Shilpi Akter

No PhotoName: Shilpi Akter.
Died: June 8, 2014.
Age at death: Adult.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Jadurchar, Hemayetpur, Bangladesh.
Disability: Deaf.

Shilpi’s husband stabbed her to death.

Case status:
Md Sharif (Husband), convicted of murder, sentenced to death.

Man gets death for killing disabled wife at Savar