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Father confesses to killing daughters, dumping bodies in launch terminal toilet

  • Published at 08:40 pm May 25th, 2019
Police have recovered Dead body of two young girls from a toilet of the Kauriapara launch terminal on Friday, May 24, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Family members say he is mentally unstable

Police detained a man who confessed to murdering his daughters and dumping their bodies in a toilet at a launch terminal in Narsingdi Sadar upazila on Friday.

Police handed over the bodies of Nusrat Jahan Taiyen, 11, and Tanisha Taiyeba, 4, to family members on Saturday morning after autopsy.

Family members of the accused, Shafiqul Islam, 38, say he is mentally unstable and no case was filed against him in this connection till Saturday.

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Narsingdi Superintendent of Police, Miraj Uddin Ahmed, said: "Shafiqul initially confessed to his crimes but later denied the allegations and blabbered nonsense. However, on the basis of evidence, we are almost certain that Shafiqul is the murderer."

Shafiqul's family say he has been suffering from mental illnesses for over a decade. However, he stopped receiving treatment.

Recently, because of financial hardships he was showing signs of mental instability, added family members.