Man surrenders to police after ‘killing wife’ in Dinajpur

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A man has surrendered to police allegedly after killing his wife at Ghasipara in Dinajpur district town on Friday night, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Sumaiya Akter, 27, wife of Monwar Hossain of the area.

Sheikh Mohammad Jinnah, superintendent of Dinajpur police said Monwar used to live with his second wife Sumaiya on the 3rd floor of a building in the area after divorce with first wife.

Around 4.00am on Saturday, he strangled Sumaiya to death and kept the body in a wardrobe of the house, he said quoting Manwar.

Later, at 10.00pm, Monwar went to the Kotwali police station and surrendered.

Police recovered the body and sent it to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital.

Police are trying to unearth the motive behind the killing, said SP.