In a chilling incident in Kushtia, an assistant sub-inspector of police shot dead three people, including his wife and son, in broad daylight in the district town on Sunday morning.
The deceased are Asma, 25, Robin, 5, and a man named Shakil, 28.
Khairul Alam, superintendent of police, and Dr Tapash Kumar Sarker, resident medical officer of Kushtia General Hospital, confirmed the matter to media.
After the attack, locals managed to catch the attacker, ASI Soumen, along with a pistol and handed him over to police.
"Three people have been shot dead. The accused ASI Soumen has been arrested," Additional Superintendent of Police Atiqul Islam said after visiting the spot.
"We came to the area after hearing about the shooting incident. The details will be known after the investigation," he added.