A girl was strangled to death by her elder brother over family dispute at Rasulpur village in Chanandi union under Hatia upazila of Noakhali on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Kulsuma Akter, 22, daughter of Ziaul Haque, hailing from the area.Alleged killer Shafi Alam was absconding since the incident took place.
Abul Khayer, officer-in-charge (OC) of Hatia Police Station, said that Shafiul locked in an altercation with his sister. At the point, Shafiul strangled Kulshum to death and fled the scene.
The body was kept at hospital morgue for an autopsy, he said, adding that a process to file a case is underway.