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Woman attempts suicide after killing son in Sirajganj

A mentally retarded woman tried to end her life after allegedly killing her five-year-old son in Chandidasgati village of Sadar upazila on Friday night.

The deceased was identified as Limon, son of Imrul Kayesh and Lipi Khatun.

Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said that Lipi suffocated her son to death when other family members were busy with household chores.

Later, he tried to kill herself by slitting her wrist with a blade. However, she was rescued by the family members and rushed to a local hospital.

“We have taken the body into our custody. A probe is also on,” the OC said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh