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12:00 AM, March 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, March 17, 2019

Kid, woman murdered

Two people, including a primary schoolboy, were found murdered in Joypurhat and Pabna yesterday and on Friday.

Our Dinajpur correspondent reported that unidentified criminals murdered a 10-year-old boy in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat on Friday.

The victim, Abdur Rahman, son of Rezaul Islam of Dhuroil village, was a Class IV student at Dhuroil Government Primary School.

Quoting the deceased's family members, Officer in Charge (OC) of Panchbibi Police Station Bazlar Rahman said Rahman went out of his house with his father's bicycle on Friday afternoon.

As the minor boy did not return home till evening, family members started searching him and found the bicycle abandoned under a tree at Briddhi village, OC Bazlar said, adding that they later found Rahman's throat-slit body in a local schoolhouse.

Police sent the body to Joypurhat Modern Hospital for autopsy, he said.

Away in Pabna, a woman was found murdered in her rented apartment in Sutapatti area in the town yesterday, reports our correspondent.

Police recovered the body of Bithi Akter Saju, 40, and sent it to Pabna Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

Police said slain Bithi, who got separated with her husband about 10 to 12 years ago, had been living there with her son for the last couple of months.

Quoting locals, police said Julfikar Ali Bhutto, an electrician, who helped her in renting the apartment and had free access there, had been out of reach after the incident.

Bithi was alone at home since her son Himel went to his father's house a week ago, said Obaidul Haque, OC of Sadar Police Station.

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