The woman's daughter-in-law of the deceased was detained by the police for questioning
The body of an elderly woman was found in her son's house in Parnurulabad village of Naogaon's Manda upazila on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Aklima Begum, 60. Police suspect that she was murdered and have detained her daughter-in-law for questioning.
However, Laili Begum, the daughter-in-law of the deceased said: "My husband is a microbus driver in Dhaka. My mother-in-law used to live with my brother-in-law. I brought her to our house on Thursday."
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"She was alone in the house for a few days as I had gone to visit my parents. When I returned home on Monday, I found the door locked from the outside. Later with the help of the neighbours, we broke down the door only to find the body lying in a pool of blood," she added.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shahinur Rahman of Manda police station said the daughter-in-law of the deceased has been detained for questioning in connection with the death.