A 13-month-old kid was killed allegedly by her aunt over a family feud in Chattogram’s Satkania upazila on Wednesday.
The victim, Imran Hasan Shamim, was son of Mamun-Ur-Rashid and Rina Akter of Swapura village under Chariti union in the upazila.
Following a case filed with Satkania Police Station, law enforcers detained prime accused Marufa Akhter, 20, and her husband Nurul Absar, 26, yesterday morning for their alleged involvement in the murder.
Quoting the victim’s family members, Officer in Charge (OC) of Satkania Police Station Shafiul Kabir said Marufa strangled the infant boy over a family feud when his mother went out of the house for grazing cattle around 4:00pm, leaving him alone at home.
After returning home around 6:00pm Rina noticed her infant son was there and at one stage, she spotted a fresh ditch filled with soil at their courtyard.
Later, on suspicion, she unearth the ditch and found her son buried there, police said.
Being informed, police went to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to the hospital for autopsy.