Two women slaughtered in Munshiganj shrine

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Munshiganj, September 13: Two women, including a khadem (caretaker) of a mazar (shrine), were found dead at a mazar(shrine) in Munshiganj’s Sadar upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Amena Begum, 60, a khadem of the shrine, and Taijel Khatun, 48.

One of the deceased Taijel Khatun, a khadem of Shilmondi Mazar, hailing from Bakchar village in Sadar Upazila.

Khadem (caretaker) of shrine Masud Khan said he found two women dead at the mazar on Wednesday morning and informed the police.

On information, police recovered the throat-slit bodies of two women, including Taijul, who might have been slaughtered sometime at night, around 9:30 am.

Law enforcers collected some evidences, including a wallet, from the crime scene, he added.

None has been arrested yet in this connection.