3 accused held for raping and strangling young girl in Ctg
Gazi Joynal Abedin, Raozan Correspondent
A lover killed his girlfriend by strangling her in a moving car and hanging a scarf around her neck in Chattogram. Raozan police have arrested three accused involved in such a shocking murder on noon and sent them to jail through a court with the help of Jatrabari police station.
On November 20, 2022, members of Raozan Police Station recovered the body of an unidentified young woman from a place called Sikdertek on the east side of East Gujra Old Rugunandan Chowdhury Hat under Raozan Police Station. The accused were arrested after uncovering the identity and murder of the body of the unidentified girl with the help of technology, led by Officer-in-Charge of Raozan Police Station Abdullah Al Harun and Inspector of Police (Investigation) Md Kaiser Hamid.
The deceased has been identified as Amena Akter Rahi Prakash Sharmin, 22, daughter of Nur Hossain of Kutubdia Para in Ward 1 of Cox’s Bazar district.
Raozan police inspector who took part in the operation (investigation) Md Kaiser Hamid told The Bangladesh Today that the culprit had a long love affair with Vvctim Sharmin for 3 years. In this temptation, victim Sharmin was raped several times in the temptation of marriage. When Sharmin became pregnant, the main culprit pressured her to have an abortion.
When main accused Badsha started cheating again, in 2019, Victim Sharmin became the plaintiff and filed a case against Badsha with Cox’s Bazar Sadar Police Station (34 / 11-11-2019) under the Women and Child Abuse Prevention Act. Badsha was arrested in this case and was imprisoned for 3 months and 18 days on bail.
Later, the accused party created pressure to withdraw the case. In the meantime, Sharmin was brought to Chittagong from Cox’s Bazar on November 11 after being tempted in various ways by showing the temptation of remarriage. He spent the night at the Golden City Hotel in Laldighi and rented a house in the EPZ area of the city. There, the accused Badsha along with his sister’s brother-in-law Akter Hossain planned to kill Sharmin.
Accordingly, on November 13 and 16, took Sharmin to different parts of Chittagong city through CNG-powered autorickshaws. On November 19, Sharmin was again taken to a secluded spot in the Chandraghona Lichu Bagan area of Chattogram to be killed.
Sensing the presence of the people there, he set off again towards the city. After crossing Pahartali Chaumuhani Bazaar in the middle of the road, Badsha cleverly grabbed Sharmin by the throat in a moving car and Akhtar grabbed him by the leg.
When Sharmin got into a scuffle, both of them pulled the scarf from both sides and confirmed his death. From there, Sikder of Purbagujra union of Raozan upazila left his body and left.
When the victim’s family contacted Jatrabari police station on the news of a similar body being recovered, they sent them to Raozan police station. The parents of the deceased identified the deceased. They were able to arrest Nurul Islam Badshah on January 10 with the help of Jatrabari police after confirming the location of the mastermind of the murder through the use of technology based on various data.
According to him, the other two accused Akhter Hossain and Mehraj were arrested from Lalkhan Bazar and Urkirchar rented houses respectively. All three confessed to the killings. They were sent to jail through the court on Tuesday.