A young man has tried to kill himself allegedly after slaughtering newlywed wife at Chak Farid Pramanikpara of the district town.
Police recovered the body of Fatema Khatun, 22, wife of Sujon Pramanik, 28, from their bedroom on Wednesday morning and sent it to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital for autopsy, reports UNB.
Inspector (Investigation) of Sadar Police Station Aslam Ali said Sujon married Fatema barely a month ago.
The newlywed couple went to bed after having their dinner on Tuesday night. "We suspected that Sujon slaughtered Fatema with a sharp weapon and tried to slit his throat," the police officer said.
He also said they took Sujon to the hospital under their custody.