My father Monir rushed to the kitchen and hacked his neck with a kitchen tool that killed him on the spot, says Rafeza, Monir’s daughter and eyewitness of the incident
A 55-year-old man has reportedly committed suicide after hacking his wife and son that critically injured them in Gopalganj’s Sadar upazila.
The incident took place in Charpara village of Raghunathpur union of the upazila on Saturday night around 11pm.
The deceased, Monir Molla, 55, was allegedly suffering from mental health problems and hacked his wife and son with a sharp kitchen tool before killing himself, police confirmed.
Rafeza, 28, daughter of Monir and the eyewitness of the horrific incident said her father was having a dispute with her mother that night.
On the midst of an altercation, Monir tried to strangulate his wife, Tanjila Begum, 45, and when his son, Imdadul Molla, 23, tried to save his mother, Monir hacked and critically injured both of them.
“When I with the help of the neighbours was taking the injured duo to a hospital, my father Monir rushed to the kitchen and hacked his neck that killed him on the spot,” said the daughter of the accused.
“My father was suffering from mental health issues for a few months and was on medication. I lost my father and my mother, brother is fighting for their lives at the hospital. I don’t know what to do in this situation,” added Rafeza.
Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Monirul Islam confirmed the incident.