London mum 'hacked to death'

A London mother was hacked to death with machetes in front of her 12-year-old son in Bangladesh by jealous relatives, her family told ITV London.

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Woman killed in 'machete attack' in Bangladesh

The family of a woman from Hackney who was killed in a machete attack in Bangladesh, have told ITV London how her 12-year old son witnessed her murder.

Rehana Begum was visiting relatives in the village of Patli in the north east of the country, when she was attacked by a group of men who were apparently "jealous of her wealth".

Ronke Phillips reports:

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Mother killed in Bangladesh 'by jealous relatives'

A London mother was hacked to death with machetes in front of her 12-year-old son in Bangladesh by jealous relatives, her family told the Evening Standard.

Rehana Begum, a housewife from Hackney. Credit: Family handout.

Rehana Begum, 43, from Stepney, east London, is believed to have been on holiday visiting her mother and siblings with her husband and 12-year-old son.

The attack happened on Friday in the Sunamganj province in the north-east of the country.

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