Kishoreganj, Oct 16 (UNB) – A pregnant woman has been strangled to death allegedly by her husband in Kishoreganj sadar upazila.
The macabre incident occurred on Tuesday night at village Kashorarchor under Mohinond union of Sadar Upazila in Kishoreganj.
Locals said that husband Sumon, 21, son of Abdur Rahim Bhutto of Chongsholakia area, allegedly killed his pregnant wife Juena Akter, 19, daughter of Ali Newaz of village Kashorarchor, by strangling her.
After killing her, husband Sumon covered the body with a blanket and fled the scene.
Police and local sources informed that Juena got married to auto-rickshaw driver Sumon before the last Ramadan. Their marriage however, was full of bickering.
On Tuesday, like other days, Sumon went to his in-laws’ house at village Kashorarchar and spent the night, before leaving the next morning in the post-Fajr period.
On this Wednesday morning, Juena’s father Ali Newaz went to his daughter’s room but only found her lifeless body there on the bed, as Sumon had left it.
On information, police rushed to the house and sent the body to the Kishoreganj General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Abu Bakar Siddiq, OC of Kishoreganj Sadar Model police station, informed that the body bore no injury marks, leading to the conclusion that she was killed by strangulation.