The bodies of a woman and her seven-year-old daughter were found hanging from a tree in Harirampur upazila of Manikganj this morning.
The deceased is Jyotsna Begum, 35, wife of Tara Mia of Bijoynagar Pukurchala village; and their daughter Santhia, a class I student of Bijoynagar Government Primary School, reports our Manikganj correspondent.
Informed by locals, police recovered the bodies hanging from a tree at Bijoynagar Buchkura, adjacent to their village, around 10:30am.
Both Jyotsna and Tara Mia were day labourers, Habibullah Sarker, officer-in-charge of Harirampur Police Station, said quoting their son Jahir and locals.
Tara Mia, a drug addict, used to torture his wife, the OC said. Jyotsna might have committed suicide along with her daughter due to the torture by Tara Mia, the police official said.