Woman ‘hacked to death’ by husband

Our Correspondent

20 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

GOPALGANJ: A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her husband in Muksudpur Upazila of the district on Monday morning.

Deceased Sahana Begum, 52, was the wife of Shamsu Sheikh, a resident of Tatihati village under Raghdi union in the upazila.

The family lived in a rented house at Char Prasannadi village under the same union.

Witnesses said Shamsu Sheikh locked into an altercation with his wife and their son Mithun Sheikh over family feud at about 7:15am.

At one stage of the quarrel, he hacked them indiscriminately with a sharp weapon, leaving them critically injured. He, later, went into hiding.