Police have arrested an accused for killing a child after rape in Dhunat Upazila

Staff Reporter, OnusondhanNews:
Police have arrested a teenager (17) in connection with the rape and murder of a child in Bogra’s Dhunat Upazila. Additional Superintendent of Police (Administration) Snigdh Akhtar said this in a press briefing at Bogra Police Superintendent’s office on Saturday at 4 pm.

Earlier on Friday (May 5) around 9 pm, the Dhunat Thana police recovered the body of child Rajni from a forest on the south side of Elangi High School. The deceased child Rajni Akhtar (8) is the daughter of Gaziur Rahman of Elangi Paschimpara area of Elangi Union of Dhunat Upazila. The name of the arrested accused is Rimon Islam (17). He is the son of Ferdous from the same area.

Bogra Additional Superintendent of Police Snigdh Akhtar said in a press briefing that the child Rajni went missing last Thursday afternoon. On Friday evening, the locals found the body of child Rajni and informed the police. A teenager (17) involved in the incident was arrested. The accused (17) arrested in the incident on Saturday has been handed over to the court to give a confessional statement. Efforts are on to arrest the other two absconding accomplices in the incident.