Aminur Rahman (Staff Reporter) Jessore:
Police have recovered the bodies of a housewife and her three-year-old daughter from Jessore’s Monirampur upazila hanging from both ends of the same rope. Two bodies were recovered from the house of Falgun Mandal in Kultia village of the upazila on Saturday evening.
The housewife’s name is Pia Mandal (22). His daughter’s name is Adrita Mandal (3). Pia Mandal is the wife of Konar Mandal of Sujatpur village in Monirampur upazila. Konar Mandal is a lecturer in social sciences at Mashiyahati Degree College. He used to live with his wife and daughter in Kultia village of the upazila. Police have detained Konar Mandal for questioning.
Police and locals said there was an iron rod hanging on the ceiling of the kitchen of a rented house in Kontar Mandal of Kultia village in the upazila. On Saturday afternoon, the bodies of mother Pia Mandal and daughter Adrata Mandal were hanging at one end of the rope. Konar Mandal was not at home at the time. Neighbors saw two bodies hanging through the window and informed the police. Police recovered two bodies from Monirampur police station in the evening. Police took the body to two police stations around 8 pm. Police arrested Konar Mandal at that time.
Pia Mandal’s brother Chandan Mandal said Pia Mandal, daughter of Bhagirath Mandal of Dattagati village in Abhaynagar upazila, got married to Konar Mandal, son of Nani Gopal Mandal of Sujatpur village in Monirampur upazila four years ago. Connor has a relationship with more than one girl. His sister Pia Mandal knew about it. He used to beat his sister from time to time for almost a year and a half in protest. Pia was five months pregnant. Today, Konar Mandal is trying to kill his sister and sister’s daughter by hanging himself with a rope around his neck.
Monirampur Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Sikder Matiar Rahman said the bodies of Pia and her daughter were recovered and brought to the police station. The bodies were sent to the morgue of the 250-bed General Hospital in Jessore for autopsy on Sunday.
Monirampur Circle Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ashik Sujoy Mamun said family members of Pia Mandal have been asked to come to the police station. The way they will complain, the case will be. Konar Mandal has been detained for questioning.