The mother has been detained
A five-year-old girl has died after reportedly being slapped by her mother for refusing to eat rice.
The incident took place at Hazampara in Jhenaidah’s Shailkupa upazila on Sunday.
Jannati Khatun, daughter of Bakul Hossain and Aleya Khatun, fell ill after she was slapped. She was declared dead after being taken to Upazila Health Complex.
Jhenaidah Additional Superintendent of Police Tarek Al Mehedi confirmed the matter.
He said: "The victim's mother has been detained for interrogation."