A housewife was beaten to death over dowry allegedly by her husband at Piarapur in sadar upazila on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Josna Begum, wife of Sujon, of Piarapur area in the upazila.
Victim’s relatives alleged that the victim’s in-laws in association with her husband tortured her for dowry Friday night and at one stage they killed her.
To cover up the matter they tried to brand it as suicide and took her to the hospital, the family members said.
Resident medical officer of Lakshmipur Sadar Hospital Anwar Hossain said Josna was brought dead at the emergency unit of the hospital.
Officer-in-charge of sadar police station Md Lokman Hossain said the body was sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
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