Miscreants kill 7-year-old girl in Feni

A seven-year-old girl was killed and her elder sister was injured in an attack carried out by two miscreants in their house at Parshuram upazila in Feni district on Tuesday afternoon.The incident took place in the Paschim Banshpadua area of the upazila around 2pm.

Deceased child was identified as Umme Salma Lamia, 7. The injured is Fatema, 12, both daughters of Nurunnabi, a driver by profession.Quoting locals, a local Councillor Suman said, Nurunnabi along with his second wife used to live in the house with his two daughters, Lamia and Fatema, from first wife. On Tuesday morning, the second wife left the house for Feni around 10 am and Nurunnabi went to work around 1:00 pm.After a while, two unidentified men went to the house and asked to open the door, saying electrical work needed to be done. When the two sisters opened the door, the miscreants tried to kill both of them. But the elder sister Fatema took shelter in a neighbour’s house next door and was later, admitted to Parshuram Hospital after she fainted.According to locals, the murder might have happened due to family feud. Nurunnabi divorced his first wife, Asyesha, a few days ago.On the other hand, Ayesha alleged that Nurunnabi’s second wife killed her daughter Lamia in a planned way.Parshuram Police Station officer-in-charge Shahadat Hossain Khan confirmed the matter, adding that police recovered the body of the child with hands, feet tied with scotch tape and sent it for autopsy.Investigation is on in this regard and the necessary actions will be taken further, added the OC.

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