Man held for killing wife in Magura
Police have arrested a man for killing his wife at Mohammadpur upazila in Magura district on Sunday night.
Arrested Zia Munshi,22, is a resident of Raipura village under Babukhali union in the upazila.
On information, police conducted a drive in Raipur charland area along the Madhumati River and arrested him, said Mohammadpur Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Tarek Bishwas.
Quoting locals OC Tarek said Zia married Monira Khatun, 18, four months ago. Since then, they had been at loggerheads over various issues.
Following an altercation, Zia beat Monira on Friday evening with a stick, leaving her dead on the spot.
However, he went into hiding soon after the incident.
Meanwhile, Zia confessed to the killing during initial questioning, he added.