Drug addict 'killed by father' | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 15, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 15, 2019

Drug addict 'killed by father'

Police recovered the body of a drug addict youth from Urahati village in Bhaluka upazila of the district yesterday.

The deceased, Jasim Uddin, 25, was son of Sultan Mia of the village.

Quoting the villagers, police said Jasim, a drug addict, had been staying with his parents after his wife left him recently.

Jasim, a human hauler driver, often tortured his parents for money to purchase drug, Officer in Charge of Bhaluka Model Police Station Firoz Talukder said.

There was an altercation between Jasim and his father when Jasim beat up his mother Sufia Khatun on Monday night.

Finding the house locked, villagers informed the matter to the local union parishad chairman, who informed police on Wednesday.

Being informed, police went to the house on Wednesday and again yesterday noon but did not found any of the inmates of the house.

The later entered the house by breaking open the door and found a suspected spot on its floor.

On suspicion, police dug the floor and found Jasim's body, the OC said, adding that the body was later sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

Quoting deceased's elder brother Amir Hossain, the OC said Sultan hacked Jasim with an axe to death on Monday night following a family feud.

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