A child has been strangled by his father in Munshiganj. The killer father, Julhas Dewan, 35, was arrested by police on Wednesday afternoon in connection with the incident.
Police said the body of six-year-old Sawad Dewan was recovered from a ditch near a poultry firm at Koilaghat area in Narayanganj at about 6.15pm.
It is learnt that in a sequel to a long-running feud with wife, Julhas Dewan of Char Muktarpur area under Munshiganj Sadar upazila took his son to Dhaka for treatment on Monday.
At about 8pm on that day, he informed his wife Tania over mobile phone that their son Sawad went on missing from Gulistan Shopping Complex area.
Being suspicious, Tania’s father Ali Hossain lodged a general diary (No. 790) with Paltan Model Police Station on that night. When the suspicion was deepened, relatives of Julhas Dewan handed him over Munshiganj Sadar Police Station. After the arrest, father Julhas confessed to the police that he had killed his son at Koilaghat area in Naraynganj.
When asked, Munshiganj Police Station OC Abul Khair Fakir said the body of the child was recovered from Koilaghat area in Narayanganj at about 6.15pm according to the confession of the father.
The OC further said there were four cases relating to arms and drug against the drug addict Julhas Dewan. His wife Tania Begum filed a case against him in connection with the murder.