CHUADANGA: A mother allegedly slaughtered her two-year-old daughter at Sonatonpur village in Alamdanga upazila in the district on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Sneha, daughter of Mamun-ur-Rashid.Police said Shamim Ara, wife of Mamun-ur-Rashid, took her 2-year-old daughter to the rooftop of their two-storyed house at night and slaughtered her with a sharp weapon while other family members were asleep.
Asaduzzaman Munshi, Alamdanga Police Station Officer-in-Charge said, on information they recovered the body of the child at 8:00 am and sent it to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police arrested Shamim Ara and primarily she confessed to her guilt.
Family sources said Shamim Ara has been suffering from mental illness.