The Kalabagan police in Bangladesh have arrested one Fardin Iftekhar and three others for the brutal gangrape and gruesome murder of a 17-year-old girl in Dhaka. The minor girl was an ‘O’ level student at the Mastermind School in Kalabagan area. News 24 reported that the Fardin was the victim’s boyfriend and they have been in a relationship for 2 months.
On Thursday night, the accused lured the victim to his house in the absence of his family members. Reportedly, Fardin brutally gang-raped her along with his friends and then murdered the victim. The victim bled profusely and became unconscious. Caught in a state of fix, the accused decided to take the victim to the hospital. Her body has now been sent for post-mortem.
Victim’s mother speaks out about the incident
Jamuna TV reported that the girl had gone out to attend a group study session with her friends when she was lured by Fardin to his house in Kalabagan. “Children don’t die if they get into a relationship? Why did my child die? Is she was not sexually assaulted, why would she die? Why would she bleed so profusely?” the victim’s mother said.
She denied claims made by the accused that Anushka was in a relationship with him. “When I saw my daughter, her face had turned pale. She was bleeding excessively.” Jamuna TV further informed that there were injury marks on her stomach. Following a complaint by the father of the victim, the police swung into action and arrested Fardin and three other accused. The main accused has confessed to his crime, in a statement to the police.
Accused confesses before Magistrate, sent to jail
On Friday, Fardin was produced before the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court wherein he gave his confessional statement under Section 164 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). The police had sought for 10-day custody for Fardin in the gang rape-murder case of Anushka. The District Magistrate Judge Mamunur Rashid sent the accused to jail after his statement was recorded.