A young man apparently killed himself after reportedly murdering his maternal aunt for rejecting his love proposal in Shibganj upazila in Bogura district on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as Aleya Begum, 35, and her nephew Apple, 20.Sonatan Chandra, in-charge of Mokamtola police investigation camp, said that Apple slashed and stabbed his aunt with a sharp weapon around 9:30am, killing her on the spot at Bhatkola village.
Later, Apple stabbed himself to death.
Sonatan said Aleya had slash wounds to her neck, chest and stomach.
Locals said that Apple had proposed his aunt several days ago but she turned down his advances and disclosed the matter to her family, angering the young man.