Bodies of mother, child found buried

Our Correspondent

4 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BARGUNA: Police recovered the bodies of a woman and her minor girl buried in their yard at Hatimpur village in Patharghata upazila of the district on Saturday morning, two days after they went missing.

The deceased were identified as Sumaiya Akter, 18, daughter of Ripon Badsha and her 9-month-old daughter Samia Akter Jui, hailing from the area. They have been remained missing since Wednesday.

Patharghata Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Abul Bashar said locals spotted a new hole near Shahin's house in Purba Hatempur area this morning and informed the police.

Shahin, 35, husband of the deceased woman, went into hiding after the incident.

OC Bashar said that Sumaiya's mother-in-law, grandmother-in-law and brother-in-law have been detained for questioning and they were also trying to arrest Shahin.

The OC also said that the woman and her minor daughter might have been killed over family feud.

The bodies were sent to Barguna General Hospital morgue for autopsies, he said.