A man surrendered to police after killing his wife at Kalartikar village of Paba upazila in Rajshai on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Lovely, 28, daughter of Bablu Mia, a resident of Kalartikar village under Paba upazila in Rajshahi.The arrestee is identified as Shariful Islam Rentu, 35, a construction worker, son of Kashem of the same area.
Later, getting information from Rentu, police rushed to the spot and found Lovely’s body lying in a pool of blood on the bed at her house.
Majharul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Damkura Police Station said that Rentu at first beat her wife Lovely and then slit throat and tendons with a kitchen knife.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Victim’s father filed a case against Rentu with the police station in this connection, he said.