A court here on Wednesday placed the prime accused in a case over the killing of a woman and her son on a 7-day remand.
Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hiru passed the order after police produced Nazmul Hasan, 40, before the court seeking a 10-day remand.
A team of Kotowali Police arrested Nazmul, son of late Karim Member and a resident of Muktir Chalk of Sadar upazila, from Shah Poran gate area of the city at night, said assistant police commissioner Sadek Kawser Dastagir at a press briefing in Kotwali Police Station on Wednesday afternoon.
The police official said that Nazmul borrowed money from Rokeya Begum for running a business together. Nazmul might have killed Rokeya following brawl over the money.
He also said that victim Rokeya’s daughter Raisa identified Nazmul after watching his photo.
Police on Sunday noon recovered the bodies Rokeya Begum, 40, and her SSC examinee son Rabiul Islam Rokon, 15 from their rented house in Mirabazar area.