Minor boy killed by 'brother-in-law'
A four-year-old boy has been killed allegedly by his brother-in-law in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur for not getting dowry from his in-laws.
Deceased Hasib Hawlader was the son of Habib Hawlader, a resident of Tearipur village under Gouripur union in the upazila.
Accused Maruf Khan, is a resident of Onolbunia village in Kanthalia upazila of Jhalakati district.
The victim's father said Hasib had been missing since December,10. Following suspicious movement, local people caught Maruf and handed him over to Bhandaria Police.
During interrogation, Maruf confessed to the police that he had killed the boy on December, 10, for not getting dowry and buried the body in a garden nearby his house.
Later, police recovered the body and sent it to a hospital morgue.
The police station officer in-charge SM Maqsudur Rahman confirmed the matter.