Man stabbed dead 'by son-in-law' in Pabna

Man stabbed dead ‘by son-in-law’ in Pabna


A man was stabbed to death and his wife injured allegedly by his son-in-law in Uttar Shalgaria Sarderpara area of the district town Thursday morning.The deceased was identified as Mojaffar Hossain, 60, a resident of Baushgari village in Santhia upazila.He used to live in Uttar Shalgaria Sarderpara area of the district town.Police, quoting family members, said, Iqbal Hossain, son-in-law of the deceased, came to his father-in-law’s house on Wednesday night and an altercation ensued between them over a family matter.
As a sequel to the altercation, Iqbal stabbed his father-in-law Mojaffar with a sharp weapon at about 2:00 am, leaving him critically injured.He also stabbed his mother-in-law Rizia Khatun, 50, when she tried to save her husband’s life.Later, they were admitted to Pabna General Hospital where Mojaffar succumbed to his injures at about 6:00 am.Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Abdul Kuddus confirmed the incident.Iqbal went into hiding after the incident. -UNB, Pabna


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