Thursday, 7 July, 2022
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Missing man, daughter found dead in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR: A man and his four-year-old daughter have been killed in Sarishabari upazila of the district over a land-related dispute.

Police recovered the bodies from the Jhinai river, south side of Krishwnapur Bridge on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Abdul Aziz, 34, and his daughter Jannat, both residents of Boysing village in the upazila.

Locals spotted the bodies in the river near the Krishwnapur area around 10am and alerted cops, said Mir Rakibul Hoque, the officer-in-charge of Sarishabari police station.

The duo had been missing since Tuesday following a family feud, said the local residents.

Police suspect the two were killed. “However, the exact cause of the deaths will be determined only after post-mortem,” said the OC.

The bodies were sent to Jamalpur Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police, meanwhile, detained four people, including three women, for questioning, he said. “Besides, the process is underway to file a case in this regard.”