The body of a 7-year-old child was recovered two days after she was raped and killed in Tongi, Gazipur. The police arrested the child’s step-cousin Johnny and his father.
GMP Deputy Police Commissioner Mohammad Ibrahim Khan said that the child came to visit his aunt’s house in Morkun area of Tongir a few days ago. Two days ago, her 16-year-old half-cousin Johnny caught her in the forest and raped her. Later hit him on the head with a brick and killed him and buried him in the forest.
The police arrested Johnny and his father after filing a general diary in this regard at Tongi East police station. Later, Johnny’s confession led to the body being recovered from under the sand.
Mohammad Ibrahim Khan also said that the body has been sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. Further legal action will be taken in this regard.