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Published : Sunday, 17 January, 2021 at 4:18 PM  Count : 463
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Woman poisons 2 daughters, kills self in Sirajganj

Woman poisons 2 daughters, kills self in Sirajganj


Out of huff with her husband, a woman allegedly poisoned her two daughters to death before committing suicide in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj on Sunday afternoon.

Shahjadpur Police Station OC Shahid Mahmud said the incident took place at Islampur Daya village around 3pm.

The deceased are Jahanara Khatu,40, second wife of cloth trader Lal Mia, and daughters Razia Khatun,22, and Laboni,11. Of them, Razia was pregnant.

Local sources said Jahanara had an altercation with Lal Mia over his first wife's son this morning.

Following the feud, Lal Mia went out of his house.

Later in the afternoon, Jahanara poisoned her two daughters and took herself, leaving them sick.

Meantime, Laboni informed her father over mobile phone that Jahanara forced them to swallow poison and then took herself.

Lal Mia then formed his neighbours about the matter.

On information, neighbours rescued and whisked them off to the Upazila Health Complex where they all were declared dead.

AB/LY

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