Police today recovered the bodies of a couple from a house in Nageshwari upazila of Kurigram.
The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam Mona, 53, and his wife Rumi Begum, 32, of Baniapara village in the upazila, our local correspondent reports quoting Rowshan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Nageshwari Police Station.
Police found Nazrul’s body in a chair at a room while his wife’s body was lying on the floor in another room of the house around 9:30am, the OC said.
Quoting locals, the OC said a nine-month old infant of the couple was crying inside the house since the morning that drew attention of the neighbours and later, they entered the house and found the bodies of the couple, he said.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Kurigram General Hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC said.
Nazrul was a usurer and he had been dealing lakhs of money with many people in the area as loan, the OC said according to the local people.
The couple might be strangled to death in the wee hours last night following a loan related feud, the police officer said.
A case was lodged with Nageshwari Police Station in this connection.