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12:00 AM, August 27, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 27, 2018

Abducted tenth grader yet to be rescued

A schoolgirl has not been rescued even one month into her abduction in Hatibandha upazila under the district while the relatives and cohorts of the abductor are giving threat to withdraw the case.

The tenth grader Hindu girl was abducted on July 28 at Gaddimari village by auto-rickshaw driver Abdul Khaleque of the same village when she was going to school, said Sub-Inspector (SI) Afwazul Islam, also investigation officer of the case.

The victim's father said, "The relatives and cohorts of Khaleque are giving threat over cellphone to withdraw the case while police tell us that they are trying to rescue our daughter and arrest the culprits, without any results.” “We don't know where and how our daughter is,” he said, expressing concern about his girl.

"Our daughter was very much disturbed as she was being stalked by the main culprit on way to school," the father said, adding that the OC of Hatibandha Police Station is not serious about rescuing the girl and none was arrested so far in this regard.

SI Afwazul said the victim, a student of local Lokman Hossain High School, was abducted by Abdul Khaleque, 22.  The girl's father filed a case with Hatibandha Police Station on August 7 accusing Khaleque and his seven cohorts in this regard, he added.

He said police are trying to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits.

OC Omar Farooque said police drive continued to arrest the culprits.

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