A nurse who went missing in Kushtia on Saturday afternoon was found dead in a sack in Kumarkhali upazila on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.
The victim was Bilkis Akhter, 40, a nurse of Doctor’s Lab and Private Hospital in the district town and wife of fish trader Rabiul Islam of Amlapara in the town.
Officer-in-charge of Kumarkhali police station Jahangir Alam said they had recovered the body from near a bamboo bridge at Kanchanpur around 8:30am and sent it to hospital morgue for autopsy.
The victim’s husband Rabiul said Bilkis returned home around 2:00pm on Saturday from the workplace. She, however, rushed out without informing anyone after she received a phone call around 5:00pm, he said, adding that since then, she remained missing.
He also said they filed a general diary with Kushtia model police station on Monday in this regard.
Locals said the couple had no child in their 25-year marriage life.