A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife and teenage son to death in Gazipur, police said on Tuesday.
The arrestee has been identified as Md Mofiz, a rickshaw puller hailing from Rambhadrapur village in Mymensingh.
"He was arrested around 11pm on Monday from a rickshaw garage in the capital's Noyatola Ambagh area in Tejgaon," said Ismail Hossain, officer-in-charge of Gacha police station.
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On Sunday, Mofiz allegedly stabbed his wife Rahima Begum (40) and their son Rokon (16) to death in the Kalmeshwar area of Gazipur over a family feud.
He had been absconding since the crime and had even shaved his beard to hide his identity, said OC Ismail.
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On Monday afternoon, a murder case was filed at Gacha police station on a complaint from Rahima’s brother Rashedul Islam. "Subsequently, we nabbed him," the OC said.