The wife of a freedom fighter was stabbed to death by thieves in Nichabazar Chowdhury Bari area of the district town on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Jahanara Chowdhury, wife of the late freedom fighter Mazed Khan Chowdhury.
Abul Hasnat, additional superintendent of Natore Circle Police, said that a gang of thieves entered the house of Mazed for stealing.
As Jahanara knew one thief, Sohan, of the gang, she started screaming.
Later, Sohan stabbed her indiscriminately and fled the scene through the window.
Being rescued by neighbours, she was rushed to Natore Sadar Hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.
Meanwhile, police arrested Sohan.
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