Mentally ill boy kills sister, pedestrian in Naogaon

Our Correspondent

12 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

NAOGAON: A mentally ill boy killed his sister and a pedestrian in Lakshmitara area under Niamatpur upazila of Naogaon on Wednesday night.

The deceased were identified as Lipi Rani Singh, daughter of late Nikhiles Kumar Sing and pedestrian Manu Kumar, 53.

This tragic double murder by a mental patient took happened at Bhadarand Singpara village in Sreemantapur union of the upazila. According to local and police sources, Pradeep Kumar, 28, has been suffering from mental illness for long. In the night on Wednesday, Lipi Rani went to give medicine to her mentally ill younger brother Pradeep Kumar. But Pradeep was not willing to take any medicine. At one stage, Pradeep hit his sister’s head with a rod and Lipi Rani fell to the ground.

Hearing the scream of Lipi Rani from the house, a pedestrian Manu Kumar rushed to save her. Pradeep also hit on the head of the pedestrian with the same rod.

Later, both of them succumbed to their injuries on the way to a hospital.

Confirming the news, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Niamatpur Police Station Humayun Kumar said police arrested killer Pradeep in this connection.