Members of Police Bureau of Investigation arrested a man at Chandgaon in Chattogram on early Saturday over the killing of his wife in Noakhali on Wednesday night.
Arrested Sheikh Selim, 29, hails from Lohagara upazila in Narail and works as mason in Chattogram.
Noakhali superintendent of police Md Elias Sharif said a PBI team conducted a drive in the area and arrested Selim.
Later, the arrested confessed to his involvement in the murder.
Police recovered severely hacked and slaughtered body of Parvin Akhter Fahima, 17, daughter of Jahurul Haque of Purba Sullukia village, from a jungle adjacent to her house on Wednesday night.
Later, PBI started investigation into the murder.
After tracking phone number of Selim, PBI confirmed his location and arrested him.
Selim said he and Fahima got married when they worked in a garment factory in Chattogram. Knowing about his first marriage Fahima denied to stay with Selim and came back to Noakhali.
On Wednesday, Selim came to Noakhli and called Fahima out of her house.
Later, Selim took her to the jungle and killed her, he confessed to the PBI team.
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