Mother killed siblings, CS taken into cognizance

Dhaka-A court of Dhaka on Thursday took cognizance of the charge sheet of the case filed submitted to the court on February 29 in connection of the murder of two siblings in the city’s Banasree area.Metropolitan Magistrate M Qamrul Hossain Molla on Thursday accepted the charge sheet submitted by police and forwarded the case to the Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court-4 of Dhaka for trial.
On June 14, police submitted the charge sheet of the case accusing Mahfuza Malek of killing her two children.
Nusrat Aman Oroni, 14 and her brother Alvi Aman, 6, were found unconscious at their Banasree residence on the afternoon of Feb 29. However, after they were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, the physicians declared them dead.
The family of the victims had claimed that the children died after eating the leftovers of food brought from a local Chinese restaurant the previous night.
But forensic experts at Dhaka Medical College Hospital found bruises and finger prints on the siblings’ throats as well as injury marks on several parts of their bodies during the autopsy conducted on the following day.-Special Correspondent