Family dispute leads to killing of 3 Rohingyas

25 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

COX'S BAZAR: Three Rohingyas of a family were killed by each other as a family row snowballed into a doomed chain of events inside the Kutupalong camp here on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Md Nurul Islam (38), his wife Marium Begum (34) and her younger sister Halima Khatun (26), reports UNB.

According to camp chief Farid Alam, an argument broke out between the couple when the husband returned home intoxicated.

At one stage, Nurul hacked his wife to death.

Halima, who was at the house during the incident and witnessed the incident, stood up against Nurul Islam for killing her sister.

They got into an altercation armed with sharp objects indiscriminately stabbing each other, which left Nurul dead on the spot.

Locals managed to take Halima to a local hospital, but there the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
Officer-in-Charge of Ukhiya Police Station Ahmed Sanjur confirmed the chain of events. He said necessary actions would be taken following investigation.