Elderly woman killed in attack in Jessore

Elderly woman killed in attack in Jessore


An elderly woman was killed in a terrorist attack at Paikpara village in Abhoynagar upazila of Jessore district on Saturday night.Locals and police said a gang of terrorists led by Iqbal Sheikh and his four brothers—Enamul Sheikh, Emon Sheikh, Nasir Sheikh and Mamun Sheikh—attacked the woman, Jarina Begum,65, wife of late Yakub Ali of the area, as she tried to protect a young man named Halim Khan at about 9:00 pm, leaving her dead on the spot.

The youth took shelter at the residence of the woman after being chased by the terrorists at that time over destroying a carom board.Confirming the information, Sub- inspector Kamal, in-charge of Bhatpara police camp, said police recovered the body and sent it to Jessore Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.No case was lodged and none arrested immediately. -UNB, Benapole


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