JESSORE: Police reco-vered the body of a young man from a betel nut orchard at Mujgonni village of Monirampur upazila on Saturday, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Ashraful Islam, 30, son of late Abdul Kader of the village.
Monirampur police station officer-in-charge (OC) Md Mokarram Hossain said: “Locals spotted the body at the orchard in the morning and informed police.”
Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Sadar Hospital for autopsy, the OC said, adding that there were marks of strangulation on the victim’s throat.
Hamida Khatun, wife of the victim, claimed that there was an extramarital affair between Ashraful and Khaleda Khatun, wife of a neighbour, Abdur Razzak, also a Bangladeshi expatriate in Malaysia.
Ashraful might have been strangled over the affair, she added. “Police took Khadela Khatun to their custody for interrogation,” the OC said.