A woman and her two children were hacked to death and her husband was seriously injured over land related dispute in Pakundia upazila of Kishoreganj on Saturday morning.
The deceased were wife of Mosharraf Hossain,28, and their son Niloy, 10, and daughter Raisa, 6.
Mosharraf had long been at loggerheads with his cousin Mobin over the ownership of a piece of land, said Officer-in-charge of Pakundia Police Station Shamsuddin.
Mobin engaged in an altercation with Mosharraf in the morning over the issue.
At one stage, he swooped on Mosharraf and his family members with a sharp weapon around 6am and hacked them indiscriminately, leaving Taslima and the two children dead on the spot and Mosharraf injured, as per UNB report.
Police arrested Mobin from the spot and sent the bodies to Kishoreganj Modern Sadar Hospital, the OC said.
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