ASI Soumen of Halsa Camp of Mirpur Police Station in Kushtia district shot dead three people including a youth, a housewife and a child in broad daylight in a house next to a mosque at Kushtia Customs.
The deceased have been identified as Shakil Khan(28), housewife Asma Khatun and child Robin Khan(7). Shakil Khan was working as a Bkash worker in Kushtia.
The incident took place at around 12:15 pm on Sunday in the city’s custom turn area. ASI Soumen involved in the murder was arrested and handed over to the police by the local people.
Kushtia Model Police Station OC Sabbirul Islam confirmed the information, saying ASI Soumen shot dead three people, including children, at a custom intersection in the city. The housewife was killed on the spot.
Bkash worker Shakil and child Robin died after being taken to hospital.
The police official further said that after the incident, the local people arrested the accused ASI Soumen and handed him over to the police. The motive for the killing was not known. The deceased was identified as Asma Khatun, the second wife of the slain policeman Soumen. Robin (7) is the first child to be killed. Shakil, a Bkash worker, was killed by Asma’s extramarital affairs lover. The deceased were identified as Saota of Chapra union in Kumarkhali upazila.