Body of a midwife was recovered in Chakoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar earlier today.
Police arrested two women -- Rawshan Ara (45) and Mina Akhter (22) -- in connection with the murder of Sahida Begum (60), wife of Nur Ahmed of Charabatoli village under Chiringya union, our Cox’s Bazar correspondent reports quoting police.
Sahida’s body was recovered from the embankment area near her house around 8:00am, said Md Habibur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chakoria Police Station.
Two women called Sahida from her house around 11:45pm yesterday, the OC said quoting victim’s family members.
Later in the morning, locals noticed her body with the throat slit at the embankment and called police, he added.
Police arrested the women- in this connection following the statement of deceased husband, who identified the women, the police official said.
A case was filed in this connection.