An elderly woman was hacked to death and her daughter injured in an attack carried out by some miscreants at Isabpur village in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on Tuesday night,
The deceased was identified as Neelu Sutradhar, 60, of the village.
Quoting locals, police said Neelu used to live with her daughter-in-law Happy at the house.
Recently, Happy went to his father"s house and Neelu"s daughter Shilpi Sutradhar came to her mother"s house from her in-law"s house in Madhabpur upazila for giving her accompany.
On Tuesday night, miscreants swooped on the house and stabbed Neelu and Shilpi indiscriminately, leaving Neelu dead on the spot and her daughter injured.
On information, police went to the spot and took Shilpi to Osmani Medical College Hospital, said Pervez Alam Chowhdury, assistant superintendent of police (Nabiganj-Bahubal) circle.