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Ayat Murder

2 severed legs recovered

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 1 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: Two cut legs of child Ayat who was brutally killed after abduction for ransom from a sluicegate area in the city’s Akmal Ali road on Wednesday afternoon.

Police earlier arrested the accused Abir Ali, 19, from the city’s Nayahat area on November 24.

He is the former tenant of the building owns by father of the ill-fated child Alina Islam Ayat, 5. Her father Sohel Rana filed a case in this connection.

Sources said Ayat went missing after coming out her residence on November 15. On information, police arrested the former tenant Abir from the Pocket Gate area of Nayahat.

In the interrogation, Abir admitted that he abducted Ayat in a planned way for ransom.

As the child screamed for help during the abduction, he strangled her and took her to his residence nearby. He cut the body into six pieces and later dumped the parts into the sea, police said. Police brought Abir in remand twice and arrested his parents and sister in this regard.

On information, the two legs wrapped in a polythene bag were recovered from the sluicegate area and the victim’s parents identified those later, said the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Chattogram Metro Superintendent of Police Niama Sultana.