Man kept child’s body in a sack under bed; arrested for raping, killing her

Police arrested a man last night who raped and killed a six year old in Bagherpara upazila, Jashore.

The defendant Nazmul Haque (32) is a neighbor of the deceased – from the village of Thakurkathi in the Upazila, reports our Benapole correspondent, citing the responsible police officer of the Bagherpara police, Firoz Uddin.

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The child has been missing since yesterday morning, according to her family. The victim’s family members went to Nazmul’s house to look for her that evening. At that time he was digging a hole near his house.

Nazmul tried to escape but was arrested by locals. According to him, the child’s body was found in a sack under his bed. The police recovered the body and arrested Nazmul.

Nazmul primarily admitted raping and killing the child during interrogation, saying OK, adding that the body was taken to the Jashore General Hospital morgue for autopsy.

In this regard, a case had been submitted, added the OC.

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