Bagerhat, Oct 20 (UNB) - A ‘drug-addicted’ son reportedly stabbed his mother to death in the district town on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rabeya Mallick, 60, wife of Shahjahan Mollah of Basabati area in the town.
Mahfuz Afzal, additional superintendent of police, said Russel demanded a mobile phone to his mother around 8am.
He stabbed his mother as he did not get the phone, leaving her dead on the spot.
On information, police arrested Russel and recovered a knife from the spot while the body was sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.