Update August 26, 2015

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Minor girl strangled in Kushtia

Sumel Sarker

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Minor girl strangled in Kushtia

26 August 2015, Nirapad News: A minor girl was strangulated to death at Muslimnagar village in Doulatpur upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Maya, 5, daughter of Moinul Islam, a resident of Muslimnagar village.

Locals said Maya was playing in a field, adjacent to her house, wearing ornaments.

At that time, Shohel, 14, also a resident of the village, along with 3-4 others took Maya to a nearby jute field and started to snatch the ornaments from her body.

As Maya started to yell, the miscreants strangulated her with a raw jute rope, leaving her dead on the spot around 10am.

Later, police recovered the body from the jute field after a frantic search around 5pm.

Officer-in-charge of Doulatpur Police Station Aminul Islam confirmed the incident saying they arrested the prime accused Shohel with the help of locals.

The body was sent to the hospital morgue, he added.

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