Patricide, fratricide

Dhaka,  Tue,  26 September 2017
Published : 25 Nov 2016, 15:15:28 | Updated : 25 Nov 2016, 15:35:24

Man kills father, is killed by brother in Naogaon

Family say both brothers mentally ill
Patricide, fratricide
A septuagenarian man was allegedly killed by his younger son while the ‘killer son’ was killed by his elder brother at Shimulia village in Sadar upazila of Naogaon district on Thursday night.

The deceased were identified as Tajim Uddin Sardar, 70 and his younger son Ashraful Islam of the village, according to a news agency report.

Quoting the family members, Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Tajim Uddin’s two sons-Baitul Sardar and Ashraful Islam-were mentally ill.

On Thursday night, Baitul, elder brother of Ashraful, kept him confined to a room where Tajim Uddin was sleeping around 11:30 pm.

At one stage, Ashraful hit his father Tajim Uddin with a sharp weapon, leaving him dead on the spot.

Hearing screams, Baitul opened the door and found his father dead. 

Angered by the incident, Baitul hit Ashraful with a stone grinder on his head, leaving him unconscious.

Later, he was taken to Sadar hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

A case was filed in this connection.

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