Woman, two kids stabbed to death in Sylhet

Staff Correspondent

20 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A tragedy struck a family as a youth has stabbed his stepmother and her two children to death in a violent weapon attack in BIDC area of Sylhet city.

The victims were identified as Rubia Begum, 30, wife of Abdal Hossain Bulbul, their daughter Maha, 9, and son Tahsan, 7.

Officer-in-Charge of Sylhet Shahporan Police Station Syed Anisur Rahman said the brutal incident took place between Thursday midnight and early Friday.

Police said Abad Hossain, 22, son of Abdal Hossain, attacked the trio with sharp weapons when his father was out of their home.

“Rubia and Maha died on the spot. Tahsan was rescued and rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital,”  

a neighbour said.

But, Tahsan succumbed to his wounds, hospital sources said.

Police arrested Abad Hossain along with a bloodstained knife from the house.

It was suspected that a family feud might be the reason behind the gruesome triple murder.