Husband ‘slaughters’ wife, sister-in-law in Kishoreganj

Published: February 10, 2018 18:27:08 | Updated: February 11, 2018 21:01:05


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A man allegedly slaughtered his wife and sister-in-law in sequel to a family feud at Borobangla under Nikli upazila in Kishoreganj on Saturday.

The victims were identified as Aysha Khatun, 22, an expecting mother and wife of the alleged killer Shaokat Ali, and Salma Akter, 30, sister-in-law of the alleged.

Local sources said Shaokat beheaded her wife with a sharp weapon around 11:00am during an altercation with his wife over a trifling matter. Later, the furious Shaokat rushed to his father-in-law's house at nearest Purbopara village and also slaughtered his sister-in-law there, reports UNB.

Police, with the help of the locals, managed to arrest the alleged killer while he was trying to flee the scene, said Kishoregonj Police Super Md Anwar Hossain.

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