Police yesterday arrested a woman on charge of involvement in killing her husband at Sardarpara village in Dewanganj upazila of the district.
The arrestee, Rasheda Begum, 30, wife of slain Shahir Ali, 35, a farmer of the village, is mother of three children.
Shahir's elder brother Saleman, 48, filed a murder case accusing six named people including Rasheda and their neighbour Raja Miah, 30, and four to five unnamed people with Dewanganj Police Station on Wednesday night, said SI Rajib Chandra Sarkar, investigation officer (IO) of the case.
Raja Miah, engaged in extra-marital affair with Rasheda, called out her husband Shahir from his house around 10:00pm Saturday and since then he did not return, the IO said, quoting the case statement.
Police on Wednesday afternoon recovered the body with injury marks on the throat from a sugarcane field, some 250 metres from his house, he said.