Three people were found dead after police responded to a call to the 999 helpline by a woman
A Dhaka court has granted the police three days to interrogate a man over the murders of his in-laws and another at Dhaka’s Kadamtali neighbourhood.
Shafiqul Islam, whose wife Mehzabin Moon has been remanded over the murders, was produced before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate on Monday.
The investigators pleaded for a seven-day remand, but the court granted three days.
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Shafiqul was rescued from the crime scene in an unconscious state on Saturday and he received treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Police recovered the bodies of expatriate worker Masud Rana, 50, his wife Mousumi Islam, 40, and their younger daughter Jannatul, 18, from their house.
The couple’s elder daughter Mehzabin, who has been arrested and now on remand, threatened to murder her husband and their daughter in a call to the 999 national helpline after killing her parents and sister.
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Shafiqul and the daughter, Marjan Tabassum Triptia, 5, were rescued from the house and rushed to the hospital.
Later on Saturday, Masud Rana’s brother Shakhawat Hossain filed a case with Kadamtali police station, accusing Mehzabin and her husband.