Father arrested on charges of killing infant son in Baralekha
A bigoted father, Abdul Matin, killed a 2-month-10-day-old child while beating his wife in Baralekha upazila of Moulvibazar. Later Baralekha police arrested him on the charge of child murder.
On Sunday (October 24) at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the police arrested Abdul Matin from Purba Dohalia village of the upazila on the charge of child murder.
It is known that on Sunday afternoon Abdul Matin and his wife got into a fight due to a family dispute. Meanwhile, Abdul Matin went to hit his wife Labani Akhter and the blow fell on their two months and 10 days old baby who was in Labani’s arms. After the incident, Labni’s relatives took Labni along with the injured child to their father’s house. Later on Monday, the child’s physical condition started to deteriorate. The child’s mother quickly took the child to Baralekha Upazila Health Complex. The doctor on duty there declared the child dead. After receiving the information about the incident, the police recovered the child’s body and sent it to Moulvibazar 250-bed Sadar Hospital for post-mortem.
Baralekha Police Inspector (Investigation) Md. Farid Uddin said that Abdul Matin (32), who was detained, married several times while keeping his wife at home. Due to this, there was a marital conflict between his wife Labani Akhtar and her husband Abdul Mateen. Abdul Mannan has been arrested on the charge of murdering his infant son. The body of the dead child was recovered and sent to the morgue for post-mortem examination. A case has been filed at the police station in this regard.