A housewife was killed allegedly by her husband for dowry at Dhanishawr village in Barua upazila on Sunday night. On information, police recovered the body of Minuara Begam, sent it to hospital for autopsy. Police said Minuara of Lipur village got married with Farid Mia, 32 of Dhanishawr village about eight years back. Farid used to torture her over dowry since then. On Sunday night, Farid engaged in an altercation with Minuara over the issue, At one stage he slaughtered Minuara by a sharp weapon. After the murder Farid went into hiding. A case was filed with Barua thana.