Three bodies of a family- father, mother and son- were found buried in the backyard of their house in Katiadi upazila of Kishoreganj on Thursday night.
On information, police unearthed the bodies from Jamshite village under Bongram union of the upazila.
The deceased were identified as- Asad Mia, 55, his wife, Parvin 45, and their 11-year-old son Limon.
Four people- Asad’s brother Din Islam, two sisters Nazma and Jumela and his nephew Al-Amin- have been detained over the incident.
According to local and police sources, Asad along with his family went to sleep on Wednesday night but they remained missing since Thursday morning. The incident came to light when Tofazzal, another son of Asad, returned home and could not find them. Later, he informed the matter to police.
On information, a team of police went to the house of Asad for investigation on Thursday night. Meanwhile, locals spotted a hand covered under soil at the back of the house. Later police unearthed the bodies.
Hossainpur circle (Hossainpur-Katiadi) Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mohammad Sonahar Ali Sharif confirmed the news to Banglanews.
The matter is being investigated and details will be revealed later, he added.
BDST: 1308 HRS, OCT 30, 2020