SATKHIRA, Oct 20: A young widow was found dead in her residence at Gazipur village in Ashashuni upazila under Satkhira early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Manwara Khatun, 30, wife of late Abul Kalam, of the same village under the upazila. Local people said that Manwara used to live in a house at Guchchagram by herself after her husband Abul Kalam died.
The victim's father Abdul Khalek claimed that his daughter was killed by unidentified miscreants after being violated in her room at midnight.
Being informed by local people, police rushed to the spot and recovered the dead body of Manwara that bore several injury marks on her body. Later, the body was sent to the Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy. Azmol Huda, Officer-in-Charge of Assasuni Police Station, confirmed the matter in the morning.