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Man kills wife, minor daughter in Dinajpur

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Man kills wife, minor daughter in Dinajpur

Man kills wife, minor daughter in Dinajpur

A man reportedly beat his wife and seven-year-old daughter to death and injured his 14-year-old son at Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur district on Saturday night.

The incident took place around 8.30pm at Heyatpur village under the upazila.

The ill-fated wife was identified as Morzina Begum, 34, and the daughter was Afrin, 7. The victims were wife and daughter of Shahidul Islam of Chinirchara para area in the same village.

Meanwhile, the injured , Al Amin, 14, is now undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital.

According to the deceased family members, an argument broke out between the accused Shahidul and his wife Morzina over a punishment of the children. At one stage of the argument, he started hitting Morzina with a bamboo pole. When the children came to save their mother, Shahidul also hit them with the pole, leaving the three critically injured.

On information, police rushed there and found the body of Morzina was lying down on the ground and the two children critically injured inside the house, said Tauhidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Nawabganj Police Station.

The injured were sent to a local doctor at Daudpur Bazar where the physicians declared Morzina dead around 8.30pm.

Later, the siblings were rushed to Nawabganj Upazila Health Complex, as their condition deteriorated where the physicians referred them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where Afrin died in the early hours of Sunday, he said.

Police have arrested the accused Shahidul from the spot and sent the bodies to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

During primary questioning, Shahidul confessed to his crime and legal action would be taken in this regard, added the OC.


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