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Hanging bodies of mother, daughter recovered

Star Online Report

The bodies of a woman and her seven-year-old daughter were found hanging from a tree in Harirampur upazila of Manikganj this morning.

The deceased is Jyotsna Begum, 35, wife of Tara Mia of Bijoynagar Pukurchala village; and their daughter Santhia, a class I student of Bijoynagar Government Primary School, reports our Manikganj correspondent.

Informed by locals, police recovered the bodies hanging from a tree at Bijoynagar Buchkura, adjacent to their village, around 10:30am.

Both Jyotsna and Tara Mia were day labourers, Habibullah Sarker, officer-in-charge of Harirampur Police Station, said quoting their son Jahir and locals.

Tara Mia, a drug addict, used to torture his wife, the OC said. Jyotsna might have committed suicide along with her daughter due to the torture by Tara Mia, the police official said.

Published: 2:17 pm Sunday, June 08, 2014

Last modified: 9:36 pm Sunday, June 08, 2014

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