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Child killed by her mother in Satkhira

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Child killed by her mother in Satkhira
A woman killed her three-month-old girl by drowning in Satkhira’s Sadar upazila on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Momotaz Khatun, daughter of Musa Sheikh, hailing from Gilatola area in Khulna district.
Police have arrested the accused mother, Suraya Yasmin, 30, in this connection.
Locals said, Suraya Yasmin used to live in his father’s house with two children in Roispur village under Satkhira municipality. She tried to kill her son twice before.
Momotaz Khatun could not be found anywhere since 2:00 pm on Sunday.  Later, at around 10:00 pm, her floating body found a pond beside their house.
When police asked to her mother about Momotaz’s death, she confessed that she killed her daughter by drowning.
It was learnt that the mother occasionally faces mental health problem.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Majria Hossain, sub-inspector of Satkhira Sadar Police Station.
The deceased’s mother Suraya Yasmin has been detained as she confessed her connection with the incident, the police official added.

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