Body of missing girl found in flat
The body of a missing girl was found in a flat in the capital's Mohammadpur yesterday.
Khadiza Akter, 16, daughter of rickshaw puller Muslim Mia, who resides in Bijli Mohollah of Mohammadpur, had been missing since October 29.
Police quoting locals, said one Shuvo introducing him the husband of Khadiza rented the flat of a building at Dhaka Uddyan this month and the two had been staying in it since then. Sensing trouble, locals yesterday informed Rapid Action Battalion-2 of the matter, said sub-inspector Bulbul Ahmed of Mohammadpur Police Station.
The elite force found the body of the girl and arrested Shuvo. Police later recovered the body, the police official said.
Shuvo told Rab officials that he had a relationship with Khadiza and took her to the house with an assurance to marry her, said KM Azad, commanding officer of Rab-2. He said Shuvo claimed that as he refused to marry her, she committed suicide taking poisonous liquid on Saturday midnight.
The body, which was sent to Dhaka Medical College morgue, bore several injury marks, said police and morgue sources.