A central Mahila League leader was found dead at her residence in Sholaghar area of Faridganj upazila of Chandpur on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Shahin Sultana Fancy, 50, principal of Gollak Degree College and wife of Advocate Zahirul Islam.
Being informed by local people, police recovered the body around 10:00pm, said Waliullah Oli, officerin-charge of sadar model police station.
The body bore several injury marks on the head. ‘She might have been killed by being hit on her head,’ said the OC.
Later, the police detained the victim’s 58-year old husband who was a former president of Chandpur Bar Association for interrogation, the OC added.
There had been a dispute between the couple as Zahirul had married another woman several years ago without the consent of his first wife Shahin.
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