A housewife was beaten to death by her husband allegedly over a family feud in Birganj upazila of the district yesterday.
The deceased, Momota Murmu, 40, wife of Stephen Mardi, was a resident of Prannagar village in the upazila.
Quoting the villagers, Officer in Charge of Birganj Police Station Shakila Parvin said the couple locked in an altercation over a family feud yesterday afternoon.
At one stage of altercation, Stephen beat up Momota mercilessly with a stick, leaving her dead on the spot.
Being informed, police recovered Momota's body around 3:00pm and sent it to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital for autopsy.