A woman was killed allegedly by her husband over the latter’s extramarital affair at College para in Nandigram upazila headquarters on Sunday.
The deceased is Mouyuri Begum, 28, wife of Masud Rana of the area.
The victim’s father alleged that an altercation took place between Mouyuri and Masud over the latter’s extramarital affair with a woman on Saturday night.
“After the incident, Masud phoned me and asked to take my daughter, otherwise she will be killed,” said the father.
On information, police recovered the hanging body from a tree near the house in the morning.
Masud and his father Osman Fakir went into hiding soon after the incident, said police.
It would be clear whether it was murder or suicide after getting the autopsy report, said Shawkat Kabir, officer-in-charge of Nandigram Police Station.