Police recovered the hanging body of a newly married housewife from her in-laws’ house at Sekharnagar Dakkhinpara village in Sirajdikhan upazila early Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Setu Baroi, 22, wife of Bhajan Baroi of the village.
Police quoting locals said, Setu, daughter of Narayon Baroi of nearby Shikarpur village was married off with Bhajan Baroi on September 23.
Bhajan’s family members claimed that Setu committed suicide by hanging herself following a family feud while her father alleged that his daughter was beaten to death late at night and later hanged the body to prove that she had committed suicide.
On information police rushed in and sent the body to Munshiganj General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Bhajan Baroi went into hiding after the incident.
A case was filed.