A minor was hacked to death by miscreants at Chitla village in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga district on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Alamin, 12, son of Azibar Rahman of the village, reports UNB.
Abu Zihad, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Police Station, said that victim's mother Hasina Khatun slept with her three sons at balcony of their house.
When Hasina came outside for answering call of nature, three miscreants entered the balcony and hacked Alamin to death.
Later, hearing scream of Hasina, villagers rushed to the spot and informed police.
Police recovered the body.
Police primarily suspected that the minor might have been killed over either land related dispute or extramarital affairs.
Meanwhile, police arrested three people including Hasina from the village.
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