A girl was killed and her sister in-law (brother's wife) injured in a knife attack by miscreants in the city's Jatrabari area on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Shilpi Begum while the injured as Parul, wife of expatriate Mintu Miah, of Rasulpur under Jatrabari Police Station.
Officer-in-charge of the police station Anisur Rahman said a group of 3-4 ministrants stormed the house on the 4th floor on a five-storey building around 11pm and chopped the duo, leaving Shipli dead on the spot and Parul injured.
Hearing screams, locals rushed in and took Parul to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to the DMCH morgue.