Monday, 23 May, 2022

Stepfather held for killing 3-yr-old girl in city

Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing a three-year old girl in the city’s Ashkona in Dakshinkhan area on Friday night, reports BSS.

The arrestee was identified as Azharul Islam.

According to family sources, the victim Lamia was beaten by her stepfather Islam on Thursday afternoon when her mother Taslima Jahan was not at their home that time.

Upon returning home, Taslima found the child in a critical condition and took her to a hospital in the city’s Uttara.

As her condition worsened, she was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). Later, she died while undergoing treatment there.

Dakshinkhan Thana Officer in-charge (OC) Muhammad Mamunur Rahman confirmed the matter to BSS saying that a secret operation was conducted to arrest Islam after a murder case was filed against him by the victim’s mother on Friday.