POST TIME: 14 October, 2021 12:20:41 PM
3 members of a family found dead in Mirsarai: 2 held
UNB, Chattogram

3 members of a family found dead in Mirsarai: 2 held

A couple and their young son were found slaughtered at their Jorarganj house in Mirsarai upazila of Chattogram district early Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Mostafa Saudagar, 67, a grocery shop owner, Josnara Begum, 55, wife of Mostafa and Ahmed Hossain, 25, son of Mostafa of Madhyam Sona Pahar area in Jorarganj.

Quoting local people, Nur Hossain Mamun, officer-in-charge of Jorarganj Police Station, said neigbours spotted the throat-slit bodies of the three people lying on the floor of the house in the morning and informed them.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to the local hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police, meanwhile, detained Saddam, elder son of Mostafa, and Saddam’s wife, Ainun Nahar, for interrogation.

However, the motive behind the killing could not be known yet but it is suspected that enmity over ancestral property might be the reason behind the gruesome murders.

“Police are investigating the incident to unearth the reason and identify the killers,” said OC.