Mother, 2 kids hacked dead over land dispute

Mother, 2 kids hacked dead over land dispute

Kishoreganj, Dec 2 (Just News) : A woman and her two children were chopped to death and her husband was injured in an attack over a land-related dispute at Tarakandi village in Pakundia upazila on Saturday morning.

The deceased are Taslima, about 28 years old, wife of Mosharraf Hossain, and their son Niloy, about 10 years old, and daughter Raisa, about 6 years old.

Officer-in-charge of Pakundia Police Station Shamsuddin said Mosharraf had long been at loggerheads with his cousin Mobin over the ownership of a piece of land.

Mobin engaged in an altercation with Mosharraf in the morning over the issue.

At one stage, he swooped on Mosharraf and his family members with a sharp weapon around 6am and hacked them indiscriminately, leaving Taslima and the two children dead on the spot and Mosharraf injured.

Police arrested Mobin from the spot and sent the bodies to Kishoreganj Modern Sadar Hospital, the OC said.