Md. Main Uddin, Kishoregonj:
The granddaughter of Maral’s daughter hacked her grandmother to death in Kuliyarchar, Kishoreganj. At that time, two more people were injured while trying to save Grandmother.
The incident took place at around 8pm on Wednesday (May 12) near Hazrat Maulana Abu Ali Akter Uddin Shah Kalandar Gaus Pak (R) Mazar Sharif in Faridpur village of Faridpur union of the upazila. Two others were injured at the time.
The deceased was identified as Budi Begum, 60. His home is in Amodpur village of the same union. The grandson’s name is Shahin (33). He is the grandson of the daughter of the deceased Budi Begum.
The injured were identified as Ataullah and Anisur Rahman, Maulana village doctors of the same village and Mazar Sharif. After rescuing them, they were taken to Bhagalpur Zahurul Islam Medical College Hospital in Bajitpur. The on-duty doctor sent Maulana Ataullah to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition was critical.
According to eyewitnesses and locals, the deceased Budi and his grandson Shahin were both devotees of the shrine. Budi Begum used to come to that shrine often and also came on the day of the incident.
Later, at around 8 pm, as he was leaving the house of Anisur Rahman on the west side of the shrine, Shaheen attacked Budir Begum and started beating her randomly. At that time Maulana Ataullah and Anisur Rahman of the shrine came forward after hearing Budi’s shout. Shahin then started beating them at random. Budi died on the spot.
However, the cause of the incident was not immediately known but locals say Shahin is a drug addict. He had stabbed his wife before.
ASP of Bhairab Circle and OC of Kuliyarchar Police Station visited the spot and recovered the body at around 10pm and took it to the police station, said Faridpur Union Parishad Chairman Muhammad Shah Alam.