Detectives submitted charge sheet against Mahfuza Malek, the mother of the two ill-fated children who were found dead at their residence in the city’s Banasree area on February 29, in a case filed in this connection.
MD Lokman Hekim, inspector of the Detective Branch (DB) of police submitted the charge sheet to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, said sub-inspector Mukul Hossain, general recording officer of the court.
The submitted report will be produced before the court on Sunday, added the GRO.
The two siblings -- Nusrat Jahan Urmi, 14, a Class-VII student of Viqarunnisa Noon School, and her younger brother Alvi Aman, 6, a nursery student of Holy Crescent School, were found dead at their home in Banasree area on February 29.
Family sources claimed that the two kids died after having food taken from a Chinese restaurant.
However, the autopsies, conducted by the forensic department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, found injury marks on the throat of Urmi and Alvi, and also on one of Alvi’s legs.
During primary interrogation, Mahfuza had also confessed that she herself killed the two children.
Briefing reporters at the Rab headquarters on March 3, its director (media) Mufti Mahmood Khan said Mahfuza Malek during interrogation said she strangulated her daughter and son to death with a scarf as she was worried over their education and future.
The murder case, filed by the father of the two kids, Amanullah, with Rampura Police Station on March 3 against Mahfuza, was transferred to the DB on March 7.
On March 13, Mahfuza Malek gave her confessional statement before a Dhaka court.