The detained Rasel Mia strangled his wife Mariam Akter, 19, to death with a gamcha (towel)
Police have arrested a man on account of killing his wife in Raipura, Narsingdi on Wednesday.
The detained Rasel Mia strangled his wife Mariam Akter, 19, to death with a gamcha (towel).
According to locals, Rasel and Mariam were having disputes over Rasel's extra marital affair with another girl from the same village. To marry the other girl Rasel choked his wife to death and threw the dead body in the Meghna river. Neighbors were suspicious and called the police on him.
Later, the victim's father Shah Alam filed a murder case accusing Rasel.
Inspector of Raipura police station Mozaffar Hossain said: "Rasel confessed to the murder on primary investigation. On his information we recovered Mariam's body from the Meghna river and sent it to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital for a post mortem."