Chattogram, Sept 19 (UNB) – Police here have arrested a couple for reportedly strangulating their 13-month-old nephew to death over family feud at Suipura village of Satkania upazila.
The detainees -- Nurul Absar, 35, and his wife Marufa Akhter, 20, are uncle and aunt of victim Shamim, son of expatriate Md Mamum of the village.
Officer-in-charge of Satkania Police Station Md Shafiul Kabir said victim’s mother Rina Akhter went outside to collect grass on Wednesday afternoon keeping her child with his grandmother.
Taking the chance, the couple took away the baby, strangled him and buried the body beside their tube-well.
Later, police recovered the body around 11pm and arrested the couple.