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Woman killed, husband injured in Gazipur attack

Update : 03 Oct 2013, 06:01 AM

A woman was killed and her husband injured on Wednesday night in an attack by assailants at Bhabanipur Bairagirvita area under sadar upazila in Gazipur.

The deceased was identified as Selina Akter, 27. Her husband Md Farhad Mollah, 35, was critically injured in the incident.

Local sources said a group of 7-8 masked miscreants attacked the couple at Bhabanipur Bairagirvita area while they were returning home from a local clinic with their seven-year-old son Sifat around 8:30pm.

Later, the assailants tied Farhad up with a rope and stabbed him while Selina was slaughtered.

Sources said Sifat managed to flee from the spot.

Hearing Sifat scream, the locals rushed to the spot and took Farhand to Gazipur Sadar Hospital. He was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital when his condition deteriorated. Hotapara police out post Sub-Inspector Md Rafikul Islam said: “We recovered the body of Selina around 10:30pm and sent it to Gazipur Sadar Hospital morgue for post mortem examination on Thursday morning.”

He said: “It is being estimated that the incident took place over previous enmity or land dispute.”

A case was field with Joydebpur police station in this connection.  

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