Six arrested for ‘killing’ housewife

Staff Correspondent

1 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Police arrested six people from Uttarkhan and Kafrul areas in the capital on Monday for their alleged involvement in the killing of housewife Sima Akhter.

The arrestees are stepson of the victim SM Ashiqur Rahman Nahid, 27, his wife Jakia Sultana Ayrin, 22, her (Ayrin) father Asheq Ullah, 50, Rokeya Begum, 40, husband of the victim Shahjahan Shikder, 50, and Sakib, 20.

Mohammad Salimuzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kafrul Police Station, said that police arrested Nahid from Uttarkhan while the rest five accused were arrested from Imam Nagar and other parts of Kafrul.

Earlier on Sunday, Sima Begum, 31, was brutally killed at her residence at Purba Baishtek in the capital.

Victim’s brother Helal Sharif filed a case with Kafrul Police Station in this connection.