Judicial

Woman’s body recovered from river in Chuadanga

Police have recovered the decomposed body of a woman from Mathabhanga river in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga on Monday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Poppy Khatun, 26, wife of Tuhin of Nagarboalia village in Bhangbaria union of Alamdanga upazila and daughter of Bhola Sheikh of Islampara in Belgachi village of the same upazila.

The body was recovered from Mathabhanga river at Karigarpara in Bhangbaria village of the upazila on Monday (January 24) afternoon.

According to police, some women from the area found the body when they went down to bathe in the Mathabhanga river on Monday afternoon and informed the police.

Deceased’s father Bhola Sheikh said six days ago, her in-laws, including her husband Tuhin informed him that Poppy had escaped with a man.

But he suspects that her husband has killed Poppy as she was often beaten and tortured there.

Alamdanga police inspector Tuhinuzzaman Khan said police had recovered the body six days after she went missing. Initially, it was thought that she had been murdered.

The body was sent to Sadar Hospital for autopsy, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh