A Saudi expatriate woman was killed allegedly by her husband in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj yesterday.
The deceased Parveen Akter was the wife of suspect Taqdir Hossain of Bulla union.
Quoting locals, Officer-in-Charge (investigation) Aminul Islam of Madhabpur Police Station said Parveen used to work as a house help in Saudi Arabia. She returned to Bangladesh a month ago and was preparing to return.
Taqdir did not want her to leave, said the OC, adding that yesterday morning they had a heated argument.
At one point he stabbed his wife to death and fled the scene, the OC said.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Habiganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy.