2 held over brutal murder of teenage girl | The Daily Star
04:59 PM, October 31, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:15 PM, October 31, 2017

2 held over brutal murder of Narsingdi teenage girl

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two accused including the prime accused in Sylhet in connection with a case filed for burning a teenage girl, Aziza Akhter, to death.

Beauty Begum, 26, and Sanowara Begum, 50, of Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi, were arrested from Mirergaon village of Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet around 3:00am, reports our local correspondent.

Beauty and Sanowara were hiding in a village in Sylhet, Md Moniruzzaman, senior assistant director (media) of Rab-9 said.

“They are being transferred to the respective police station where a case was filed in connection with killing Aziza, the ASP said.

Aziza, 14, succumbed to serious burns on Friday, hours after she was set afire on flimsy grounds that she stole a mobile phone.

She was tied to a tree and set alight pouring petrol, police and family members said.

Victim’s father Abdus Sattar filed a case accusing seven people including Beauty.

Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star Android & iOS News App. Click here to download it for your device.

Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

Leave your comments

Top News

Top News

Top