May 20, 2022, 1:55 am
Tahirpur (Sunamganj) Correspondent /
The girl was beaten to death with a spade. The incident has caused a commotion. The deceased was identified as Gul Jahan Begum, 55, wife of Akter Miah of Amtail Dakshin Para Kurer Par in Dakshin Baradal Union of Tahirpur Upazila.
The incident took place at around 3 pm on Monday at his home in Kur. He later died at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
SI Shahadat Hossain, a bit officer of Uor Baradal Union of Tahirpur Police Station, confirmed that the woman was killed by beating her daughter with a stick.
Abdul Mia, brother of Akhter Mia of Kurt Par in Amtail Dakshin Para of Gul Jahan Begum’s husband’s upazila, said Khadeja Begum, 24, called her mother ‘Gul Jahan Begum’ to have dinner inside her house before Esha prayers on Sunday. At this time Gul Jahan Begum herself sat down to eat by giving food to her younger daughters Sadeka Begum and Khodeja Begum. At one point, Khodeja struck his mother on the head with a spade (wooden stick) and inflicted bloody wounds. At that time, Da Luka ran out of the dining room and when the little girl Sadeka screamed, the family and neighbors came and took Gul Jahan Begum to Sylhet MM AG Osmani Medical College Hospital for treatment at night.
Swapna Begum, a female UP member of the reserved ward of Uor Baradal Union of the upazila, said, “After hearing about the incident from the villagers, I went to see her and took her to Sylhet for treatment. I did not find the woman at home.