Child raped, murder in Godagari: Rapist killed in gunfight...

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Child raped, murder in Godagari: Rapist killed in gunfight

 Godagari (Rajshahi) Correspondent

 Published: 11:49 AM, 25 June 2021  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

A rapist named Shamim was killed in a gunfight with police over the incident of rape and murder to a child in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi.

The incident took place at the Lalitnagar Makaranda area of the upazila at midnight on Thursday. 

Shamim, son of  Shafiq of Bautia village in the upazila. 

Confirming the incident, Godagari Model Police OC Md. Kamrul Islam said police recovered a mobile phone stolen from the house of the raped child. A foreign pistol, two rounds of ammunition and a magazine were also recovered from him at the time. 

“Police were on patrol in Lalitnagar area on Thursday night. At that time, some miscreants attacked the police and the police opened fire. One person was shot,” said Rajshahi District Additional Superintendent of Police Iftekhayer Alam.

He added that police were looking for those involved in the rape and murder. After recovering the mobile phone, they confirmed that Shamim was involved in the rape and murder of the child.

A child was killed after being raped on Saturday night at Lalitnagar in Pakri UP of the upazila. At one point in the search, the child’s parents and relatives found the body under a thatched roof on roof next to the house.