A housewife was found dead at her home in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Moyna Khatun, 30, wife of Zakir Hossain, said police.
Officer-in-Charge Amiruzzaman of Haripur Police Station said the hanging body of Moyna was found by her family members in the morning and was taken to Haripur Health Complex around 7:00am.
Doctors in the hospital declared her brought dead.
Moyna had rope marks around her neck, said the police, adding that there was no other injury mark on the body.
Meanwhile, the deceased’s brother filed a murder case against Zakir, Moyna’s husband, and seven others, in connection with the death.
The brother, Ashraful Ali alleged that Zakir was a drug addict and used to beat her sister often.
Zakir also had extra-marital affairs. His family members tried to stop him from continuing the relationships through arranging arbitrations on several occasions but failed, said the brother.
Ashraful claimed that Zakir had beaten Moyna to death and later hung the body to make it look like a suicide.
OC Amiruzzaman said the body was sent for an autopsy. The reason of the death would be known after getting the report, he added.
Zakir was on the run and no one was arrested in the case till the filing of the report at 8:00pm.