This housewife was beaten to death after filing a rape case in Netrakona’s Atpara. RAB has arrested 2 accused in this incident.
The accused were arrested from Jaina Bazar area of Sreepur Upazila of Gazipur district at around 1 pm on Saturday. RAB informed the media that the arrested accused will be handed over to Atpara police station on Sunday.
Arrested accused are – Palgaon village of Atpara upazila. Shahjahan Mia’s son. Asim (25) and Md. Raju Mia (23).
Deputy Director Operations Officer of Mymensingh RAB-14. Anwar Hossain confirmed all this information.
Md. Anwar Hossain said that the case of Selina Akhter of Palgaon village and her husband was pending for a long time. At one stage, Selina filed a rape case against 5 people including Masud Mia of the village. As a result, Asim, Raju and other accused attacked Selina’s house with indigenous weapons around 1 am on January 3. At this time they beat Selina severely. Selina was seriously injured.
On getting the information, the police went and sent Selina to Atpara Health Complex with the help of locals. Later, as the condition worsened, he was sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. He died there early in the morning.
In this incident, Nanad Bedena Akhter of Celina, who was killed on January 8, filed a case with the police station, naming 10 people including Asim and Raju and naming 5 others as defendants. The accused fled the area after the incident.
Md. Anwar Hossain also said that with the help of information technology, the location of the accused was identified in Jaina Bazar area of Sreepur, Gazipur. They were later arrested at around 1 am on Saturday night.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Atpara police station in this regard. Tawhidur Rahman said, ‘The arrested accused have been sent to the court in the afternoon. Attempts are being made to arrest the other accused in the case.