A man reportedly attempted to kill himself after allegedly killing his two daughters at Kaiyash in Patia, Chattogram early Wednesday, according to UNB.
The deceased were identified as Tuku Barua, 14 and Nishu Barua, daughters of Mokhendu Barua.
Quoting local people, Borhan Uddin, officer-in-charge of Patia police station, said Mokhendu used to live in Dhaka while his two daughters at their maternal grandfather’s house after their mother had died.
Mokhendu went to his in-law’s house two months ago due to coronavirus situation.
He allegedly strangled his two daughters to death in the night and swallowed poison in a bid to kill himself.
However, the reason behind the incident could not be know immediately.