Police arrested a woman on Friday for allegedly killing her two-year-old daughter.
“My family has been struggling with extreme financial crisis and Marium was sick and screaming all the time. So I decided to kill her,” Rubina Begum, the mother, told police.
The incident took place in Badlipur village of Tamujuddin on Thursday afternoon.
Officer-in-Charge of Tamujuddin Police Station SM Ziaul Haque said they recovered the child’s body on Thursday evening. The mother said she was in toilet while someone killed the baby and fled.
But after primary interrogation Rubina was sent to district court where confessed to her crimes, he said.
Later the court sent her to jail, he added.
Her husband Nazim Uddin filed a case over the matter on Friday