Police in separate raids arrested two youths on charges of killing two female children after being failed to rape in the city’s Demra area.
“We arrested the duo, Golam Mostofa, 30, and maternal cousin, Md Azizul Bawani, 28, from Bhangapress area under Jatrabari Police Station and Mollabari Bridge area of Council under Demra Police Station on Tuesday afternoon,” deputy commissioner (DC) of police Mohammad Farid Uddin of Wari division told a press briefing at DMP Media centre in the capital on Wednesday.
The arrestees took two baby girls, aged about 4 and a half years, and five years, to their room at Demra Thana area alluring them with giving lipstick around 2 pm on Monday. They later took yaba and tried to rape them, he also said.
“After being failed to rape them, the criminals strangulated them to death and fled the scene, he said, adding that they recovered sandals of the victims, a piece of cloth used in strangulating one of the children to death and a lipstick,” he added.
Legal action was taken to this end.