Father kills 2 kids, injures wife in Cox's Bazar

Father kills 2 kids, injures wife in Cox’s Bazar


A man allegedly hacked his two children to death and injured his wife at Gainaghata in Chakaria upazila early Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Jamal Uddin, 6, and Tanjina,4, son and daughter of Abul Kashem, 45, a Rohingya and a resident of the area while the injured was identified as Sayera Khatun, 35, wife of Abul Kashem.
Rashid Ahmed, panel chairman of Harbang union parishad, said Abul Kashem, a Rohingya along with his wife and two children had been living in the Rohingya polli (colony) for the last 7 to 8 years.The couple often used to lock in altercation over family feud and Abul Kashem tended to take drug and got intoxicated.As a sequel to that, the couple picked up a quarrel over the issue on Monday night.Being crazy, Abul Kashem hit his wife and children with a sharp weapon around 2.00am, leaving the children dead on the spot and Sayera injured.Sayera escaped the scene with the injury.Besides, Kashem slaughtered three of their goats in a state of frenzy.Hearing screams of fleeing Sayera, local people managed to catch Kashem and handed him over to police.Five/six people were injured while catching the culprit.On information, police rushed in and sent the bodies to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.Prabash Chandra Dhar, officer-in-charge of Chakaria Police Station, confirmed the incident.- UNB, Cox’s Bazar


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