Man 'commits suicide after killing wife, two minor children'

Published: January 17, 2018 20:15:21 | Updated: January 18, 2018 16:17:42

A man alleged committed suicide after poisoning to death his wife and two minor daughters in Cox's Bazar on Wednesday evening.

The police retrieved the bodies of Sumon Chowdhury (33) his wife Baby Chowdhury (28), their two minor daughters-- Arpita Chowdhury (5) and Jyoti Chowdhury (3)-- around 7pm.

Cox’s Bazar Sadar Police Station OC Ranajit Kumar Barua said police recovered the bodies from a house at Gol Dighir Par area in the district town.

"It is being suspected that Suman killed his wife and daughters and later he committed suicide," the police official said.

Local ward councillor of Cox's Bazar municipality Raj Bijhari said finding no response from the house neighbours broke the door in the evening and found four bodies inside the house, according to UNB.

Suman's body was found hanging while his wife and two daughters were found lying on the floor, the councillor said.

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