Her husband Anwar Hossain escaped after suffocating a housewife named Jasmine Khatun (22) in Khalkula village of Tarash upazila in Sirajganj.
Tripti Khatun, the elder sister of the deceased, said that there was a quarrel with her younger sister Jasmine on Wednesday night about her husband buying a fridge. As a result, she suffocated him and poured poison in his mouth, claiming that Jasmine was committing suicide.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Tarash Police Station Fazle Ashiq said the body of the housewife was recovered at noon and sent to the 250-bed Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital morgue in Sirajganj. There are marks of some injuries on the neck of the deceased. However, no case has been registered in the concerned police station yet, he said.