A pregnant housewife was found dead at Phulsuti village in Nagarkanda upazila of Faridpur on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Chaina Begum, 26, wife of Shohag Mollah of the village.
Syed Lutfur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Nagarkanda Police Station, said getting information of Chaina's illness, her relatives went to Chaina's house and found her lying on the floor around 9 am.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to local hospital morgue.
Quoting family members, police said Shohagh Ali used to torture Chaina, a mother of a four-year old child, since their marriage as she prevented him from taking drugs.
Nannu Matobbar, brother of Chaina, claimed that Shohagh strangled Chaina sometime in the night following brawl over drugs and left the scene to escape arrest, reports UNB.
A case was filed with Nagarkanda Police Station.
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