Members of River Police on Thursday recovered a housewife’s body stuffed in a sack near Kanudi Launch Ghat in Sadar upazila on Thursday evening, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Sumi Akhter, 28, wife of Shahadat Hossain of Shovonkardi village in Matlab municipality area.
Locals spotted the body of Sumi in a sesbania field and informed police around 5:30pm.
Later, a team of Chandpur River Police, led by sub-inspector Mosharraf Hossain went to the spot and recovered the body.
Matlab South Police Station officer-in-charge Md Kabir Hossain said Sumi went out with her husband for a river cruise in the area in the morning on July 19.
Later, her husband Shahadat returned home alone on that day. He told relatives and neighbours that Sumi had gone to the house of her ailing sister.
Shahadat remained absconding since then. However, police detained the deceased’s father-in-law Babul Sarker and mother-in-law Mahmuda Begum for interrogation.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC added.