One held for killing 2 teenage cousins

Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Published: 23:58, Sep 19,2020


Police Saturday evening arrested one in connection with the killing of two teenage cousins at their home at Goneshpur in Rangpur city Friday noon.

Additional deputy police commissioner Uttom Prasad Pathok said that police arrested Mahafuzar Rahman Rifat, 20, son of Mohammad Emdadul Islam, of Babukha area in the city, from his house in the evening.

The suspect was being interrogated at Kotwali police station, the police official said.

Earlier on Friday, police recovered the bodies of Sumaiya Akhter Mim, 16, daughter of Moksedul Islam, and Jannatul Mawa, 14, daughter of Mominul Islam from their home at Goneshpur area in the city.

Police found Sumaiya’s body hanging from a ceiling fan in a room and Jannatul’s body lying on the floor in another room of their house.

Mominul Islam, father of the deceased Jannatul Mawa Friday night filed a murder case with the Kotwali police station against some unidentified people. 

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