A case was filed against the mother of the two children who were found dead at a house in city’s Goran area on Sunday.
Biplob, father of the two children, filed the case against his wife Akterunnesa Popy with Khilgaon Police Station for killing his two daughters, said Mashiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of the police station.
Popy is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with burn injuries following a suspected suicide attempt.
Earlier on Saturday, police recovered the throat-slit bodies of two girls—Alfi, 7 and Jannat, 11—from the house.
Police also recovered their mother Popy with severe burn injuries and admitted her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.