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O-level student murder after ‘rape’: Court asks police to submit report by Apr 7

A Dhaka court on Sunday asked the police to submit the investigation report in the case filed over the murder of an O-level student after her alleged rape in Kalabagan area of the city within April 7.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Yeasmin Ara fixed the date after accepting the time petition filed by inspector AFM Asaduzzaman of Kalabagan Police Station, also the investigation officer of the case.

On January 7, the law enforcers recovered the body of the 17-year-old victim, a student of O-level, from a city hospital and arrested her boyfriend Fardin Iftekhar Dihan and three others in this connection.

A case was filed over the death of the girl, who was “sexually assaulted” and “killed”.

Later, the victim’s father filed the case against Dihan on the night of the incident.

On January 9, law enforcers released three youths after interrogation over the matter.

The victim had gone to a friend’s house in Kalabagan for group study, sources at her family said.

Dihan, who is believed to have raped and killed her at his family flat in Kalabagan area, gave a confessional statement before a Dhaka court.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid recorded the statement and sent him to jail pending hearing.

The court fixed Jan 26 for the next hearing.

Meanwhile, doctors found the evidence of rape after autopsy on the victim.

Source: United News of Bangladesh