Nephew confesses to killing Kushtia schoolteacher, say police

A nephew of slain Kushtia Zilla School teacher Rokshana Khanam confessed to his involvement in the killing of his aunt, said Khairul Alam, superintendent of Kushtia police.


Detectives arrested Nawroz Kabir Nishat, 20, son of late AKM Nur-e-Aslam and a nephew of Rokshana, on Monday night after Rokshana’s husband Mostafizur Rahman filed a murder case against some unidentified people with Kushtia police station.


Nawroz told police that he along with his brother and mother live on the fourth floor of the six-story building owned by Rokshana, said Khairul Alam.


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Roksana gave them shelter at her flat as she had no children. She used to scold him over online gambling and she scolded him on Sunday night over the same issue, he said.


Nawroz tactfully took a position in Rokshana’s bedroom and hit her on the head with a heavy stone while she was sleeping, the police official said.


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Later, he fled after breaking open the grill of the veranda, he added.


The investigation officer of the case SI Zahurul Islam of Kushtia Model Police Station said that they will produce Nawroz before a court in Kushtia on Tuesday.


Police recovered the body of Kushtia Zilla School’s senior English teacher from her apartment in the Housing D-Block area on Monday morning.


Source: United News of Bangladesh