Police have arrested a transport worker for allegedly strangulating seven-year-old Maria in Chandna area of Gazipur over a financial transaction dispute. The police said that he was arrested last night.
Deputy Commissioner Abu Torab said this information in a news briefing organized at the office of Deputy Commissioner of Gazipur Metropolitan Police on Tuesday afternoon. Shamsur Rahman.
The deceased Maria Akhter is the daughter of Manjurul Islam of Nalbaid village of Sherpur district. Maria Chandana was a nursery student at Pratibha Model Academy School. Arrested Jewel (39), Ulania village of Barisal. Son of Abdul Latif. He lived on rent in Halim’s house in Chandana Bau Bazar.
The police officer said that on January 14, around 5:30 pm, Maria went to the yard of Akhtar’s house and did not return home after the evening had passed. His parents searched various places including rented houses nearby. The next day at around 9 pm, people saw the body of an unidentified child in the bushes of the land owned by Hazrat Ali Driver of Telipara area and informed the police of Basan police station. Later, Maria’s parents saw the body and identified it as their daughter. Maria’s father filed a murder case as a plaintiff in this incident. Later, the police arrested Jewel from his home last night with the help of information technology.
The Deputy Commissioner also said that Jewel had strategically taken Maria to Telipara area and strangled her to death over a prior dispute over financial transactions. After that, the body was covered with tree leaves, Jewell told the police during initial interrogation.