A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan of her house after killing her seven-month-old boy and two-year-old daughter in Niznagar village of Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj on Friday night.

The deceased are Hadisa Begum, 25, wife of one shopkeeper Muzibur Rahman, and their children seven-month-old Muzahid and two-year-old Mim of the village, reports UNB.

Quoting locals, police said, hearing screaming of the children, neighbours rushed to the house around 9:00pm and found the house locked from inside.

Having no response from inside, locals informed the matter to Madhabpur police station.

On information, police rushed there and recovered the bodies, said Chandan Kumar Chakrabarty, officer-in-charge of the police station.

However, the reason behind the killing could not be known immediately, he added.

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