A housewife was strangled to death allegedly by her in-laws over dowry in Shariatpur Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Khadiza Begum, 21, wife of Ebadul Mridha of village Bhasanchar in Sadar upazila.
Locals said that Ebadul and his family members had been torturing Khadiza for dowry since her marriage in 2017.
On Wednesday morning, Ebadul and his parents beat her up and strangled her to death, said Palong model police station officer-in-charge Md Moniruzzaman.
Neighbours found Khadiza’s body left abandoned in her room and informed the police.
The body was later sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for a post-mortem examination.
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