Jashore, Mar 23 (UNB) – An elderly woman was found dead at her residence in Abhaynagar upazila on Saturday afternoon.
Police recovered the body of Josna Mondal, 65, of Dumurtala village which bore marks of torture, said Alamgir Hossain, officer in-charge of Abhaynagar Police Station.
He said locals found the elderly woman lying dead at her residence and informed them.
Later, they recovered the body and sent it to Jashore General Hospital for autopsy, the OC said.
Samir Bawali, a member of Sundali union parishad, said the woman, who used to reside alone at the house after the death of her husband few years ago, had been living on selling vegetables. “She might have been beaten to death.”