Narayanganj: The police recovered the hanging body of a schoolgirl named Maryam Akhter (10) in Rupganj of Narayanganj. However, the student’s father alleged that his daughter was hanged after the murder.
The body of the child was recovered by the police from a house in Golakandail new market area of the upazila on Wednesday (September 21) around 8 pm.
The deceased Maryam is the daughter of Bachchu Mia of Jalia area of Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila and a third class student of Shailjan Government Primary School.
Mariam’s father Bachchu Mia said, he is a rickshaw driver. Four months ago, he rented a house in Rupganj’s Golakandail New Market area. His wife also works in a local garment factory. They leave Mariam behind to work and go out every morning and return home at night. On Tuesday the landlord Momen went fishing in Ekti Bill. From there Maryam went to fetch fish with the landlord’s daughter. Meanwhile, a fish fell into the pond from Maryam. But the landlord and his family blame the child for stealing the fish. Maryam’s hanging body was found on Wednesday evening.
Maryam’s father, Bachchu Miar, said, “My daughter was hanged after being killed because of a dispute over fish.”
Tried to contact Momen, the landlord, but he could not be reached.
Humayan Kabir, assistant inspector of Bhulta police outpost, said, “We recovered the body and sent it to Narayanganj morgue for post-mortem after receiving the information. The autopsy report can actually be said to be murder or suicide.
Bangladesh Time: 1720 hours, September 22, 2022
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