A housewife was slaughtered allegedly by her husband at Dorja Purura village in Saltha upazila of Faridpur district on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Shilpi Begum, 22, wife of Rana Sheikh of the village.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Faridpur Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy around 8 am, said Md Ali Zinnat, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station.
Shilpi Begum was married to Rana around five years back and they a have three years old daughter.
Rana went into hiding soon after the murder incident.
Police arrested Tuhin Sheikh, a suspected associate of Rana who helped him to flee the scene.
Victim’s father Shahjahan Molla filed a case with Saltha Police Station on Saturday, the OC added.
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