A man allegedly killed his wife and minor daughter over a family feud in Domar upazila of the district on Wednesday afternoon. The accused also stabbed his mother-in-law and threw his 14-day-old baby boy identified as Yasin Islam in a pond during the incident, creating a scene in the area. Ziarul Islam, 30, also attempted to end his own life by stabbing himself following the incident. The ill-fated housewife identified as Ratna Begum, 26, and her two-year-old daughter Yasmin Ara, were residents of Pachhim Boragari village in the upazila. Local people said Ratna along with her husband and children had been staying at her father’s house at Nimojkhana Hartaktala village since before the delivery of son Yasin. Ziarul, a carpenter by profession, wanted to take his family members away to his house on Wednesday morning and was locked in a quarrel with his wife over the issue. At one point of the brawl, the unruly Ziarul stabbed his wife and daughter with a sharp knife, leaving them dead on the spot, they said. The accused also stabbed the mother-in-law while she was trying to save Ratna and Yasmin. Ziarul unbelievably threw his newborn baby in the pond. Yasin is now undergoing treatment at Upazila Health Complex. Read: BCL leader stabbed to death in Rangamati Aminul Islam Rimun, chairman of Boragari Union Parishad, said an argument between the couple was settled through arbitration around three months back. The argument led to the killing, he suspected. Md Mahmud un-Nabi, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Domar Police Station, said the bodies were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) morgue for autopsy. Ziarul is undergoing treatment at the RMCH while the two others at the Upazila Health Complex, he said adding that no case was yet filed in this connection.
A woman was allegedly killed by her husband over a family feud in the Manda area of the capital's Mugda in the early hours of Saturday.The victim was identified as Nargis Akhtar, 34, wife of rickshaw puller Rezaul Haque, 40, of Noakhali district.Abdul Aziz, sub-inspector (SI) of Mugda police station, said Nargis Akhtar and her husband Rezaul used to live in a rented house in North Manda of Mugda while their three children stay in the village.On Friday midnight, one of her children made a phone call to their mother. As no one received the call, a relative came to the house on Saturday morning and found the door locked from the outside. Read: Woman doctor's body found with throat slit in Dhaka hotelHe broke open the door and found Nargis lying in a pool of blood and informed police.On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a hospital morgue for an autopsy, added the SI."We are investigating the murder. However, we suspect a family feud behind the crime,” said the officer.
The husband of the 28-year-old female doctor found dead in a Dhaka hotel room has confessed to killing her, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) said on Friday. "During sustained interrogation, Rezaul Karim Reza told us that he took his wife, Dr Jannatul Nayeem Sritika, to the hotel on the pretext of celebrating her birthday and then stabbed her before sliting her throat," said Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director, legal and media wing, at Rab headquarters. Reza was arrested on Thursday night by members of Rab-2 and 7 from the Muradpur area of Chattogram city. On August 10, Sritika's body was recovered from the fifth-floor room of Family Service Apartment in the Panthapath area of the capital. Also read: Dhaka hotel murder: Slain doctor's boyfriend arrested from Chattogram Sritika was undertaking gynaecology training from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) after completing her MBBS from Moghbazar Community Medical College. Next day, a case was filed at Kalabagan police station accusing Reza, following a complaint from the victim's father. Reza, who works as a senior executive at a private company, hails from Cox’s Bazar. Rab recovered Reza’s blood-stained clothes, his mobile phone and his wife's cell phone from his possession, post-arrest. According to Reza’s confession, Reza and Sritika grew close to each other after meeting on social media in 2019 and got married secretly in 2020. As their families were not informed about the marriage, they used to meet at different hotels in the city. "Sritika and Reza often used to fight over the latter's extra-marital affairs as counseling and discussions on the matter failed to resolve the issue. As the marital feud grew, Reza planned to murder his wife to get rid of her," said the Rab officer. Also read: Woman doctor's body found with throat slit in Dhaka hotel On August 10, Reza took her to the hotel to celebrate her birthday, got into a planned fight and then stabbed Sritika with a knife and later slit her throat, according to Rab. Following the crime, the accused left the hotel room locking the door from outside and fled to Chattogram by bus, said Rab. Legal action against the accused is underway, said Commander Khandaker.
A couple succumbed to their injuries on Monday sustained from an explosion in the compressor of the fridge at their home at Konapara in the capital’s Jatrabari area on April 20. The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim, 30, Khadiza Akter, 25. “Khadiza with 95 percent body burns breathed her last around 4 am and Karim with 54 percent burns around 6 am,” said Dr Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. Also read: 2 children hurt in bomb explosion in Jashore Their daughter Fatema Akter, 2, with 35 percent burns is being treated at the same hospital and her condition is critical too, said Dr Ayub Hossain. On April 20, around 3:30 am the explosion occurred at the kitchen of Karim and Khadiza’s house while they were having seheri, said Karim’s brother Kamal Hossain. Three of them were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery around 5:30 am, he said. Also read: Jatrabari explosion: 1 succumbs to burns
Police arrested a woman on Saturday night for burning her husband to death by pouring boiling water over him as he slept in Feni. The arrestee was identified as Khadija binte Shams Rupa Chowdhury, wife of deceased Kausar Alam Taimur, 55. Taimur, a former cricketer of Feni Friendship Cricket Club and son of Abu Tyeb Chowdhury from Shaheed Selina Parvin Road, succumbed to his burn injuries on Sunday around 12 pm at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. Also read: 2 arrested for raping teenager in Gazipur Rupa was arrested after a case was filed at Feni model police station following a complaint received from Taimur’s brother Tanjur Chowdhury, said Nizam Uddin, Officer-in-Charge of Feni model police station. Tanjur Chowdhury said, around 5 am on April 11, Rupa and Taimur were having a fight over a family feud that was long going on between them. “After hearing my brother’s cries we rushed to their room and found him burnt by boiling water. He was first taken to Feni General Hospital then referred to Chattogram Medical College Hospital and later was admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery with 70 % body burn,” he said. Also read: Daughter, contract killer arrested for murder of mother in Gazipur Taimur’s family claimed he had left a statement in his deathbed signed by him that said, ”I, Kausar Alam Chowdhury consciously said my wife Rupa Chowdhury is involved in this incident. She poured hot water on me while I was sleeping with the intention of killing me." However, accused Rupa denied her involvement in this incident saying someone conspired against her.
Three persons have been detained in connection with the death of a 25-year-old woman in Gazipur, police said on Friday. The deceased was identified as Ripa Akter, the wife of local factory worker Alamin (30), and a resident of the Bonmala area. Police suspect Ripa was suffocated to death by the three suspects, including Alamin, on Thursday night over a family feud. READ: Fire at Gazipur spinning mill warehouse "She was rushed to Shahid Ahsan Ullah Memorial Hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival," said Sajal, sub-inspector at Tongi south police station. READ: Man beaten dead for 'involvement in extra-marital affair' in Gazipur The body was sent for an autopsy, while the woman's husband, father-in-law Abul Kalam and brother-in-law Alauddin have been detained for questioning, the officer said.
Actress Raima Islam Shimu’s husband has admitted to killing his wife before a judicial magistrate in Dhaka, a senior police officer said Friday. Keraniganj Additional superintendent of police Humayun Kabir told the media that Shimu's husband Shakhawat Ali Nobel and his friend SM Farhad made their confessions in the Dhaka Judicial Magistrate's Court Thursday evening under Section 164 of CrPC. This CrPC section gives power to magistrates to record confessions and statements in a case. Earlier Nobel told police that he choked the actress to death over a family feud on January 16. Later he called Farhad to help him dump the body elsewhere. That evening only, the duo went to Mirpur where they couldn’t find a suitable place for dumping. They finally dumped the body in the bushes near Alipur Bridge at Kadamtali in the district's Hazratpur union, Kabir said. READ: Actress Shimu murder: Nylon thread leads to murderer Both the arrestees, cops said, are drug addicts and unemployed. Abu Salam Mia, the officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station, had said that locals spotted the body near Alipur Bridge at 10am Monday and informed cops. “The body bore several injury marks. We suspect that she was killed on Sunday and her body was later dumped in the area," the officer had said. According to Fatema, the younger sister of the actress, “Shimu left her residence around 9am on Sunday and had been missing since. We lodged a missing person's complaint on Sunday night." READ: Actress Shimu’s death: Husband, driver remanded A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed the husband of the 41-year-old actress and Farhad on a three-day police remand in a murder case filed against them by police after recovery of her body in a sack. Shimu worked with many renowned film directors after making her debut in 1998.
A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed the husband of actress Raima Islam Shimu and his driver on a 3-day remand each in a case filed after recovery of her body in a sack. Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate Court Judge Rabeya Begum passed the order after the investigating officer in the case Chunnu Mia, Officer-in-Charge of Keraniganj Model police station, produced the accused before court and sought a 10-day remand to interrogate them. Earlier in the day, Shimu’s brother Harunur Rashid filed the case against her husband Shakhawat Ali Nobel and his driver SM Farhad along with some anonymous people at Keraniganj Model police station. On Monday morning, spotted by some locals, the 35-year old actress’s body was found in a sack near a bridge in the Keraniganj upazila. She was identified through her finger print by Police Bureau of Investigation (PIB) later in the day. Read: Hubby among 2 held for actress Shimu's death Shimu’s body was kept at Mitford Hospital morgue for an autopsy. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members detained Nobel and his driver Farhad from the hospital on Tuesday. "The two were later handed over to the police. The duo broke down and confessed their crime during interrogation," said Ramzanul Haque, the officer-in-charge (investigation) of Keraniganj Model Police Station. Shimu used to live at city’s Kalabagan area with her husband and two children. On Sunday morning she went out from the house and remained missing since. A general diary was lodged at Kalabagan police station in this regard on Sunday night. Shimu worked with many renowned film directors after making her debut in 1998.
A housewife was hacked to death allegedly by her husband at her father’s house in Paikerchhara village in Bhurungamari upazila of Kurigram early Tuesday. The victim was identified as Shahida Begum, 40, daughter of Shahjahan Ali and wife of Abu Bakar Siddiqui,44, of the same village. According to Shahida’s family, Shahida came to her father’s house a few days back with her youngest daughter following a prolonged feud with her husband. Also read: Housewife stabbed to death by husband in city On Monday night, Abu Bakar, a wood trader, also came to meet Shahida, a mother of three, said Mahir Uddin, Shahida’s uncle. At the dead of night, he said, they heard Shahida’s screams and they found her dead on her bed when they reached there. Shahida’s daughter and mother also suffered injuries during the incident, said Mahir Uddin. Paikerchara union member (ward-1) Abu Md Bajlur Rahman said the injured were taken to a local hospital. Also read: Housewife murdered, family destroyed by wrath of loan shark Shahida’s body, bearing the marks of sharp injuries in her neck, was recovered around 4 am, said Ataur Rahman, a sub-inspector of Bhurungamari Police Station. Abu Bakar went into hiding right after the incident.
Saiful Islam, father of Elma Chowdhury Meghla, has demanded justice for her daughter as she was reportedly tortured to death by her husband and in-laws. "I want justice for the killing of my daughter… I demand death penalty of the killers,” Saiful Islam said while speaking at a human-chain programme on Monday. Dhaka University’s Dhamrai Students Association Forum arranged the human-chain programme at the foot of anti-terrorism Raju sculpture around 10: 30 am demanding justice for the murder of Elma, a member of the organisation. Also read: DU student Meghla's husband held for 'her murder' "There’s every possibility of interference in the judicial procedures as the accused are powerful. My humble request to the Prime Minister is to ensure a quick investigation into the killing of my daughter and punishment of the killers," said Elma's father.