CHATTOGRAM: A housewife was hacked to death at Fatikchhari upazila in the district on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Khuki Akter, 40, wife of Isa Mian of Nazirhat Munsi Bari under the upazila.Sources said one Manik hacked the house wife indiscriminately with sharp weapon at her residence in the morning.
As the locals came forward hearing scream of the victim, the criminal fled the scene.
She was rushed to local upazila health complex and later shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital where on duty doctors declared her dead, said the sources.
Inspector (Investigation) Dewan Shamsuddin of Fatikchhari Police Station said the victim’s expatriate husband left for Kuwait few days ago.
Manik might have killed Khuki following a dispute over money, the inspector suspected.
The drive was going on to arrest the criminal, he said adding that filing of a case in this connection was under process.