Neighbours found the wife sitting on the doorstep holding a bloody heavy knife
A woman has hacked her husband, who was reportedly abusive and an addict, to death as he slept at their home in a village at Alinagar union in Bhola Sadar.
The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Farhad Hossain, 45, who was arrested in narcotics cases several times in the past, said police.
His body was recovered by Sadar model police later in the morning. Farhad’s second wife Nur Nahar Begum was also arrested from the scene.
Neighbours had called police after finding Nur Nahar sitting on the doorstep holding a bloody heavy knife in the morning.
Bhola model police OC Enayet Hossain said: “Farhad was involved in drug dealing for a long time. He was even arrested multiple times in the past.
“So far, we have learned that he took some drugs and beat his wife after returning home on Saturday night. An angry Nur Nahar hacked him to death after he fell asleep.”
The body has been sent to Bhola Sadar Hospital for an autopsy, the OC said, adding that a case would be filed over the murder.