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2 brothers held for rape, murder of 7-yr-old in Natore

District Correspondent |
Update: 2018-01-12 6:00:26 AM
2 brothers held for rape, murder of 7-yr-old in Natore
The detained men Naim and Nazmul

NATORE: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-5) arrested two brothers accused in case filed over the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl Khadiza in Natore’s Gurudaspur upazila.

The arrestees are identified as Naim and his brother Nazmul, sons of one Mosharraf Hossain Bhakti of the upazila. 

RAB-5 Natore camp made the disclosure in a press release on Friday noon (January 12).

RAB-5 Natore camp commander Shibli Mostafa said Naim was arrested from a hostel in Rajshahi city on Thursday afternoon (Jan 11). Later his brother Nazmul was arrested from a factory in Gazipur. They were both handed over to Gurudaspur police station. 

Earlier on December 20, Khadiza, 7, daughter of one Monirul Islam of Khubjipur Bilsa area in Gurudaspur upazila, went missing. Police recovered her body from a nearest pond on Dec 22. She was raped and killed, said police.

Victim’s father filed a case accusing six neighbors including Naim and Nazmul. 

BDST: 1700 HRS, JAN 12, 2018

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