Mahila League leader found dead in Chandpur, husband detained

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Chandpur, June 05: A central Mahila League leader was found dead at her residence in Sholaghar area of Faridganj upazila on Monday night.The deceased was identified as Shahin Sultana Fancy, 50, principal of Gollak Degree College and wife of Advocate Zahirul Islam, UNB reports.

Being informed by locals, police recovered the body around 10 pm, said Waliullah Oli, officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station.

The body bore several injury marks on its head. “She might have been killed by hitting in her head,” said the OC.

Later, police detained the victim’s 58 years old husband who was a former president of Chandpur Bar Association for interrogation, the OC added.

There had been a dispute between the couple as Zahirul married a woman several years ago without getting the consent of his first wife Shahin.