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Addict attempts to commit suicide after killing wife, children


Published : 08 Dec 2019 06:34 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 06:42 PM

An addict rickshaw-puller killed his wife by slaughtering and then killed his two children by strangulating and attempted himself to commit suicide at Bahar Kachna area of Rangpur city on Sunday morning. Police arrested the addicted person from the spot.

According to police and local sources, rickshaw puller Abdur Razzak of Bahar kachna area locked into an altercation with his wife on Sunday morning. At a stage, enraged Abdur Razzak slaughtered his wife Tasnia Akhter Ratna(35) with a sharp weapon killing her on the spot. Later  he killed his two year aged son Nehan and a seven month aged son by pressing pillow on their faces. After killing them, Razzak himself tried to commit suicide by cutting his throat.

Sources informed, by being drunk, rickshaw puller Razzak often beat his wife. Police of Kotwali thana, Mahiganj and Haragachh thanas and members of RAB rushed to the spot following the tragic incident and arrested Abdur Razzak from the spot, informed Zamir Uddin, Zonal Chief of Kotawali thana. He informed, the dead bodies have been recovered from the spot and the arrested rickshaw puller has been admitted to the hospital.