A woman allegedly poisoned her son and herself to death over a family feud at Baharpur village in Ishwardi upazila on Friday night.
Dr Ashiqur Rahman Sagar, a physician at Ishwardi upazila health complex, quoting family members, said Papiya Sultana, 30, wife of Mizanur Rahman, took poison after feeding the same to her two sons-Imon,4, and one-year-old Jibon—following a family feud at night.
Sensing the incident, local people rushed in and whisked the three off to the upazila health complex around 10pm where Papiya and Jibon were declared dead around 10:30pm.Besides, Imon was shifted to Pabna General Hospital as his condition worsened.
Biman Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Ishwardi Police Station, said Papiya had an altercation with her husband centring a family issue and as a sequel to it, she committed suicide after feeding poison to her two sons.
An unnatural death case was filed in this connection –UNB, Pabna