10-year-old murdered after rape in Tangail
A 10-year-old girl was allegedly murdered after raped in Tangail Sadar upazila.
Police recovered her body from a field near her house on Wednesday evening and sent it to Tangail General Hospital for an autopsy yesterday morning.
The victim is Shanta, daughter of Sadek Ali, a CNG-run three-wheeler driver of Chowdhury Malancha Mirpur Modhyapara village.
Rafik Miah, a cousin of the victim, said Shanta went missing on Wednesday noon.
Later, Shanta's body was found on a nearby arum field in the evening, he said, adding that several injury marks were spotted on her body.
Shanta's father alleged that her daughter was murdered after raped. He also demanded exemplary punishment of the culprits those who were involved with the incident.
Contacted, Mir Mosharaf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Tangail Sadar Police Station, told The Daily Star that filing of a case in connection to this incident was in progress, but police have already started the investigation.