KHULNA, Oct 7: Daughter-in-law of an ex-lawmaker was gunned down allegedly by her brother-in-law at Police Line area in the city on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Rabeya Sultana Lipi, 30, wife of Helal Uddin and daughter-in-law of ex-lawmaker of Khulna-4 (Terokhada-Rupsha-Dighalia) constituency Molla Zalal Uddin.
Officer-in-Charge of Khulna Kotwali Police Station Sukumar Biswas said that Lipi and her family members were gossiping at the top floor of the five storied building at around 8.30pm.
At one stage, her husband's cousin 'humorously' shot her sister-in-law Lipi by a licensed shot gun in a point blank range at her head. She was killed on the spot, the OC added.
Her husband Helal along with her mother-in-law went to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj, he added.