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Fruit vendor murdered in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

11 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police recovered the body of a fruit vendor from a pond at Sitakunda upazila in the district on Saturday morning.

The victim has been identified as Joynal Abedin alias Kala Mian, 37, son of late Md Islam of Telipara village under Barabkunda union of the upazila.

Sources said fruit vendor Joynal married Lima Akter around 10 years back and the couple has two daughters.

Lima Akter recently had developed an extramarital affair with a youth and this was objected to by his husband.

Police suspect Lima and her lover might have killed Joynal and dumped the body into the pond near their house.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Abul Kalam Azad of Sitakunda Police Station said the body bore marks of injuries with sharp weapon in private parts and lower abdomen.

Police arrested Lima Akter and the body was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.