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Daughter, contract killer arrested for murder of mother in Gazipur

Police arrested a woman and the contract killer she hired to murder her own mother from Sreepur municipality in Gazipur on Thursday.

The arrestees are- Shefali, 35, wife of Farid, a resident of Kewa Purba Khand village in Sreepur and Sohail Rana, 25, son of Meraj Uddin of Kharia Kazirchar village at Srivardi in Sherpur district, said Ajmir Hossain, assistant superintendent of Kaliakair Circle police at a press briefing on Friday.

During primary interrogation, they confessed to killing Minara, 57, wife of Abu Taher of Kewa Purba Khand village, he added. “The accused are now in Gazipur jail.”

On February 11, police recovered the throat-slit body of Minara from a secluded place in Sadhukhara Tech area, 5 km away from her house.

He also said that Sohail Rana demanded Tk 1 lakh for killing her mother. Shefali agreed to his proposal and paid Tk 15,000 in advance.

According to the plan, Shefali left the house with her mother in the evening on February 10, telling her that they would be going to listen to waz. On the way, Shefali hit her mother in the head with a brick and Sohail slit her throat confirming her death.

Source: United News of Bangladesh