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12:00 AM, April 17, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 17, 2011

Stepfather kills boy

A five-year-old boy was killed by his stepfather on Friday at Dhalpur polli slum in Dhaka.
Police recovered the body from a pond near the victim's house and arrested Monju Mia, the stepfather, yesterday around 6:15pm.
Monju has confessed to killing Bijoy by smashing the boy's head with a block of brick, said police.
Bijoy was the first born of Shilpi Begum, 27. About one and a half years ago, Monju Mia, 22, married Shilpi. At that time Shilpi was a mother of two sons. Just four months ago, the couple had a daughter.
On Friday evening, during a squabble between Monju and Shilpi, the latter threw their infant girl on the bed. Furious with the act, Monju hit Bijoy on the head with a block of brick, said police sources.
Monju then took the boy outside and killed him by smashing the head with brick and hid the body in the pond, the sources added.
Bijoy's mother went to police yesterday afternoon as the boy went missing from Friday.
A murder case against Monju was under process with Jatrabari police station till filing of the report at 10:00pm.

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