A woman was beaten to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws for dowry at village Atnadighi of Sirajgan sadar upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Asmani, wife of Rubel Hossain of the village.
Sirajganj sadar police sub-inspector Joydev Sarkar, quoting local people, said that Asmani’s husband Rubel and his parents used to torture the victim for dowry since after their marriage.
He also realised Tk 1.4 lakh from Asmani’s father for buying motorcycle.
A few days back, Asmani came to know that Rubel had an extramarital affair with another woman.
The SI said that they recovered the body, that bore several injury marks, on Monday from the victim’s in-laws’ house.
The victim’s husband and in-laws were absconding, the police officer said, adding that a murder case against Rubel and his parents was on process to be filed.
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