Mother, daughters’ slit-throat bodies recovered, physician held
Published: 10:21 AM, 8 May 2022 Updated: 01:48 PM, 8 May 2022
Physician Rubel with his wife and two daughters; File Photo
Police have recovered the slit-throat bodies of a woman and her two daughters from a bed at a house in Ghior, Manikganj. Later, the slain woman’s husband, who is also a village doctor or physician, was arrested.
The incident took place at Angurpara village of the upazila on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as – Lovely Akhter, a housewife, her eldest daughter Chhoya, a 10th-grade student of Baniyajuri School and College and her youngest daughter Kotha, a 5th-grade student of Baniyajuri Government Primary School.
The arrestee was identifed as Asaduzzaman Rubel, a dentist. He has a chamber in the Baniyajuri area.
According to local sources, Asaduzzaman Rubel married Lovely Akhter, daughter of neighbor Saijuddin, 20 years ago. He lived with his two daughters and wife in a tin-shed house at his father-in-law’s house. A few days ago, he was fined Tk 120,000 for wrong treatment to a patient. He was scheduled to pay the fine on Sunday morning.
Ghior Police Station OC Riaz Uddin Biplob said the slit-throat bodies of the mother and two daughters were recovered from the spot at 6:30 am on a tip-off from locals. The accused was in hiding after the incident. He has been taken into police custody. He was “indebted and frustrated”. As a result, it is believed that he killed his wife and two daughters.
Shibalaya Circle Additional Superintendent of Police Nurjahan Laboni said an investigation has already been launched into the cause of the murder. Necessary steps will be taken to unravel the mystery in a short time.