Man 'commits suicide' killing wife, 3 others
Published : Sunday, 19 January, 2020 at 10:50 AM Count : 383
A man allegedly committed suicide after killing four people, including his wife and mother-in-law, in Pallathol Tea Garden under Barlekha upazila of Moulvibazar early Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Nirmal, his wife Dolly, mother-in-law Laxmi, and neighbours Basanto and his daughter Sheuli.
Quoting locals, police said Nirmal hacked the four to death over a family feud. All the four victims were the workers of the tea garden.
Barlekha Police Station ASI Roksana Begum said a drug addict Nirmal married Dolly a year ago and started living with his in-laws.
Nirmal locked into an altercation with his wife around 5:30am and at one stage, he beat her up. Then, Jolly ran away her parent's room where he hacked Dolly indiscriminately.
When Jolly's mother and the two neighbours tried to resist Nirmal, he also hacked the trio.
After confirmed their deaths, Niram killed himself by hanging in his room.
Being informed, a police team went to the scene, the ASI said.