A man, who had been suffering from mental disturbance, hacked his mother and grandmother to death following an altercation in Jhenidah’s Moheshpur upazila early yesterday, police said.
The dead are Morzina Khatun, 45, and her mother Shamsunnahar, 75.
Suspect Imran Hussain, 25, is on the run.
Locals said Imran was a drug addict and often used to beat his mother for money. On the night of incident, he had an altercation with his mother and grandmother over his habit, and hacked the two at one point.
But Officer-in-Charge of Moheshpur Police Station Rashidul Alam said Imran was a mental patient and hacked the two during an altercation over taking his medicine.