The authorities of Kashimpur Central Jail have executed a man who was convicted of killing his five-month pregnant wife and two-year-old daughter.
Abdul Gafur was executed at 11:55pm on Sunday.
Gazipur Additional District Magistrate Abul Kalam Azad and District Civil Surgeon Dr Mohammad Khairuzzaman were present at the time of his execution, said Senior Jail Super Abdul Jalil Roy of Kashimpur Jail-2
Later, the body of the deceased was handed over to his elder brothers Md Abdul and Md Hanif.
According to Abu Sayem, jailer of the jail, Gafur, a resident of the Dakkhin Char Lorence area of Lakshmipur, killed his wife and daughter in 2006.
A court sentenced him to death in 2008.
Gafur appealed against the verdict before the High court, but the court upheld his previous ruling. President Abdul Hamid also rejected his mercy plea.