A housewife was killed by her drug addicted husband allegedly for money in Habiganj's Lakhai upazila on Wednesday night.
The victim, Anjana Rani Sutradhar, 28, was wife of Nitesh Banik of Banikpara village.
Police, however, detained Nitesh early yesterday.
The arrestees was later produced before a Habiganj court that sent him to jail.
Police said Anjana was married to Nitesh about two and a half years ago.
On Wednesday night, Nitesh demanded some money from Anjana to buy drugs. But when she refused to give the money Nitesh beat her mercilessly and then strangled her to death before fleeing the scene.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Habiganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy.