Three members of a family found murdered
BARISHAL, Dec 7: Police recovered bodies of three members of family in Saliabakpur area under Banaripara upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Mariam Begum, 70, mother of Abdur Rab, Shafiqul Alam, 60, a retired teacher and Abdur Rab's brother-in-law, and his cousin Md Yusuf, 22.
Asia Begum, granddaughter of Mariam Begum said she found her grandmother's body lying on the veranda of the house in the morning. Later, other members of the family found the body of Shafiqul Alam inside a room of their house and the body of Yusuf in a nearby pond.
Harun-or-Rashid, son of Mariam Begum, said his brother-in-law Shafiqul Alam had been staying at the house for the last two days. He was supposed to go to Dhaka after two days.
Mishrat, wife of Abdur Rab, said the killings could have happened over land dispute with their neighbours.
Police said they are trying to unearth clue to the
incident and arrest the killers.