The wife of a lawyer was murdered in the city’s Nikunja area on Tuesday, agencies report. The deceased was identified as Lima Akhter Mukul, 35, second wife of Rakibul Islam, a lawyer of the Supreme Court. Officer-in-charge of Khilkhet Police Station Nazrul Islam said locals informed them that the body of Lima was lying inside their house on the ground floor of House No-24 at Lake Drive Road in Nikunja-1.
Later, police rushed in and recovered the blood-stained body. They also found a knife beside the body but there was no mark of blood in the knife. It was not clear how the housewife was killed, the OC added.