SATKHIRA, Feb 22: A man allegedly killed his wife as she protested his extramarital affair at Dakkhin Alipur village under Sadar upazila here on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Ferdousi Begum Mira, 22, wife of Jamal Uddin of the village.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Emdadul Haque Sheikh of Sadar Police Station said Ferdousi had earlier asked her husband to end the affair. In this connection, an altercation happened between the couple at their house on Sunday night when Jamal beat Mira mercilessly, leaving her dead on the spot.
Later, he hanged the body from a tree to prove it as suicide.
Being informed by locals, police recovered the body and sent it to Satkhira Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.