9-yr-old student raped, killed

Staff Correspondent

3 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A class three school girl, 9, has been raped and killed in Kishoreganj’s Katiadi on Friday. 

The victim’s home is located in Dokkhin Lohajuri village of Lohajuri union. She was a student of Lohajuri Government Primary School.

Her body was found in a jute field on the bank of the old Brahmaputra River near her house at around 12pm on Friday with her hands and feet tied and a scarf wrapped around her neck.

According to her family members, the girl went to the river next to her house with her fisherman father in the morning. It started to rain and her father told her to return home. But she was disappeared on the way.

When her father returned to the house he came to know that her daughter didn’t return.

After a lot of search in the adjacent areas her body was found in a jute field. It is believed that she was raped and killed by miscreants.

Kishoreganj’s Additional Superintendent of Police (Hossainpur Circle) Sonahar Ali said police has recovered the body and sent it to the morgue of Sadar Hospital for autopsy.