Police on Monday arrested a man for his suspected involvement in killing his five-year-old daughter in Sripur of Gazipur.
The arrested was identified as Rafiqul Islam, 30, a resident of Chapat area of Kapasia upazila of Gazipur.
Sripur Police Station officer-in-charge Jabedul Islam said that they detained Rafiqul from Joydebpur rail gate area and he confessed his crime during primary interrogation.
The OC said that Rafiqul killed his five-year-old daughter Monira strangling her with a towel Sunday afternoon and later, concealed the body in an aluminum pot under their cot. Rafiqul’s wife Nasrin Akhtar informed police on Sunday afternoon as she did not find the child after reaching home from her work place, the OC said.
He committed the crime to get rid of the bondage from his wife as she was involved in an extramarital affair, the OC said, quoting Rafikul’s confession.
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