A village police member allegedly strangled his female colleague after violation at the Shologhar union parishad office in Shreenagar upazila Wednesday.
The dead was identified as Parveen Akhter, 40, wife of Ashraf Ali of village Keyotkhali.
Police could not arrest the accused, Lal Mia, 45, as he went into hiding.
Shreenagar thana OC Mahbubur Rahman said Parveen came to the office in the morning like the other days. Found her alone in the empty office, Lal Mia violated Parveen and then strangled her at about 9am.
As retired havilder Khairul Alam, village police member Siraj and some other people came to the office, Lal Mia intercepted them from entering into the room, locked it from inside and fled through the back door.
Being informed by the UP member, police recovered the body and sent it to morgue for autopsy.
Police hunt is on to arrest the culprit.