Police recovered the body of an apparent murder victim on Sunday from her residence at Kalapaharia Ulukandi Purbapara in Araihazar upazila.
The deceased was Amena Bibi, 70, wife of Mohammad Ali.
Her hands and legs were tied, said Bijoy Karmakar, sub-inspector of Kalapaharia police camp.
Amena lived at her father’s house after the death of her husband.
Police suspected that criminals set her on fire after tying her hands and legs at night.
The motive behind the killing could not be known immediately.
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