Children raped before murder in Dhaka
Published : 06 Jul 2019, 15:28
A seven-year-old child who was murdered in Wari yesterday was raped before she was strangulated to death, experts at forensic department of Dhaka Medical College said today.
DNA test result and other examinations confirm that the victim The victim, Samia Afrin Sayma, was raped and strangulated to death with a rope, Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of the DMC Forensic Medicine Department briefed the journalists after the autopsy around 2:00pm.
Sayma, daughter of Abdus Salam and a student of Silverdale School, was found dead on the eighth floor of the building where a construction work was going on, said Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Wari Police Station.
As she was missing for hours, her parents, also residents of the same building, conducted a search inside the unfinished flat around 7:45pm and found the body, he added.
The victim's father has filed a case in this connection, he said.
Six people including the security guard of the building have been detained for interrogation, he added.
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