Mother, child found dead in Noakhali

Police have recovered two dead bodies of a mother and child in Noakhali on Friday. Two bodies were recovered from the Company Bazar area of Noakhali Union in Sadar Upazila on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Maryam (26), wife of Noakhali union Sadar upazila’s Md. Manu, their one-year-old child. The deceased Maryam is the mother of three children.

According to local sources, there was a family quarrel between them due to husband’s extramarital affair. It is believed that Maryam was killed and hung from a tree. All the family members of the deceased’s husband are absconding.

Sudharam Model Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nabir Hossain said, “We went to the spot and recovered two bodies." The mother's body was found strangled. The body of the child was found floating in the pond next to it. After the investigation we will know whether it was murder or suicide.”