Verdict on child Saima murder case on March 9

Published : 05 Mar 2020, 18:00

Jagoroniya Desk

A Dhaka court on Wednesday set March 9 to deliver its verdict in the case filed over rape and subsequently murder of seven-year-old Samia Afrin Saima at Wari area in the capital.

Saima, a nursery-grade student of Silverdale School went missing after going out to play on the afternoon of July 5. Her body was found on the 8th floor of their under-construction building at 8 pm, with a rope still wrapped around her neck.

It was found later that the little girl was brutally raped by Harun-ur Rashid and the killer dragged her lifeless body by tying a rope around her neck and took it to the kitchen of that vacant flat and fled the scene.

Later, Saima’s father Abdus Salam filed the case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Wari Police Station on July 6 and police on July 7 managed to arrest killer Harun-ur Rashid from Cumilla.


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