Fratricide in Bogra
A youth was hacked to death allegedly by his elder brother at Sarotia village under Gabtoli upazila of the district early yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Pintu Mia, 25, son of Abdul Jalil of the village.
Police said, Shafiul Islam divorced his wife Shefaly Begum, 22, as she developed an extra-marital relation with Pintu, younger brother of her husband.
In February last Shefaly married Pintu and started to reside in Bogra town. About a week ago they returned home and were staying at the same house.
Yesterday, at around 2:00am, Shafiul entered his younger brother's room by cutting open the fence and hacked Pintu mercilessly with a sharp weapon, leaving him dead on the spot.
Officer-in-charge Abdur Rashid of Gabtoli police station said at least three other people including Shefaly and Pintu's mother were injured as they tried to resist Shafiul.
The injured were rushed to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital.