A man reportedly died by suicide after killing his wife in Narayanganj yesterday.
The deceased are Jamal Hossain, 35, a tea stall owner, and Poly Begum, 28, an RMG worker, said Aslam Hossain, officer-in-charge of Fatullah Model Police Station.
The couple lived in a rented house in Adarshanagar area under Sadar upazila, he added.
Quoting relatives, the OC said Jamal and Poly had a fight in the morning. At one point, Jamal hacked her with a sharp weapon and later took poison.
The couple had a nine-year-old son who informed relatives of the matter, he said.
The couple was taken to Narayanganj General Hospital, where Poly died. Jamal died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after being referred there, the OC added.