Couple, daughter found slaughtered in Patuakhali

3 August, 2017 12:00 AM printer

PATUAKHALI: Police recovered the slaughtered bodies of a couple and their adopted daughter at Sailabunia village in Galachipa upazila on Wednesday afternoon, reports UNB.


The deceased are Delwar Mollah, 55, his wife Parvin Begum, 40, and their adopted daughter Kajoli Begum, 18.


Locals went to the house in the afternoon after smelling bad odour coming from it and found the slaughtered bodies lying there, said Additional Police Super Mustafizur Rahman.


Later, police recovered the bodies and sent those to hospital for autopsy, he added.


However, the reason behind the murders could not be known immediately.


Earlier, miscreants tried to torch the victims’ house, police said adding that Delwar’s elder brother Hossain Mollah’s son was killed in the similar fashion four months ago.