A two-year-old girl was stabbed to death allegedly by her mother at Sonatanpur village in Chuadanga’s Alamdanga upazila early yesterday.
Police arrested accused Shamim Ara Saima, 38, wife of village doctor Mamun Or Rashid of the area.
Quoting family members, Asaduzzaman Munshi, OC of Alamdanga Police Station, said Saima took her daughter Sneha Ara to the kitchen on the rooftop of their two storied building and stabbed her dead around 5:00am.
All the family members, including Saima’s husband, were asleep when the incident took place, said the OC.
On information, police rushed to the spot and sent the body to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
They also arrested Saima from the spot, said the police official.