Jalpaiguri woman arrested for kidnap, murder of two-and-a-half-year-old toddler

Siliguri, 07th June: In a horrifying incident, a woman allegedly kidnapped and killed a two-and-a-half-year-old child from her neighborhood on Saturday. The news surfaced from the Jalpaiguri Indira colony area. The accused Hafiza Khatun has been arrested in the incident.


As per the reports, Hafiza Khatun, on Saturday, fled with Zakir Mohammad and Hamiza Begum’s child when the two-and-a-half-year-old was playing with his elder sister.

Following this, a complaint was lodged at the Jalpaiguri Kotwali Police Station on behalf of the family members. Based on the complaint, the police arrested the accused. The child’s body was recovered from the bank of Karala River yesterday and has been sent for an autopsy.
Agitated by the incident, locals of the area have demanded strict action against the accused. The police are investigating the matter.


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