A youth allegedly stabbed dead his mother, younger brother and aunt in Bera upazila of Pabna early today.
The deceased are Buly Khatun, 48, her son Tushar, 10, and her elder sister Mariam Khatun, 50, our Pabna correspondent reports quoting Ashish Bin Hasan, additional superintendent of police (Bera circle).
The suspected killer Tuhin, 22, went into hiding soon after the incident, the police official said.
Tuhin attacked the trio with a machete around 4:00am when they were asleep in their house at Sona Padma village in the upazila, the police official said quoting Tuhin’s wife Runa Akhter.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Pabna General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police were interrogating Runa Akhter, who has claimed Tuhin was mentally deranged, he added.