Man commits suicide after killing wife in front of his son

A man reportedly committed suicide after stabbing his wife to death in front of his son in Kaunia upazila of Rangpur district early Saturday.The incident took place at around 1.30 am on Saturday in Dharmeshwar Driverpara area under Kursha union of the upazila.

The victim woman was Shuva Rani, 44, and another deceased was identified as Rabindranath, 50, both were residents of the aforesaid area.

The victim’s son, Uzzal Chandra said,”My father had been suffering from mental disorders for three years. On Friday night, my parents locked into a fight over family dispute and at around 1.30 am, my father attacked on my mother with sharp weapons in front of me, leaving her critically injured.”

At that time, two others got stab wounds when they went there to protect the victim, he said.

“After the incident, my father went to our cowshed and hanged himself with the ceiling of the house,” he added.

Family members of the deceased rescued Shuva Rani and the other injured and took them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where Shuva Rani succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment.

Additional Police Superintendent of Rangpur Police Hossain Muhammad Rayhan said being informed, police rescovered the bodies from the spot and kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy.

Investigation is on in this regard, the police official added.

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