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Underage pregnant killed by boyfriend asking for marry

 Rangpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:34 PM, 9 August 2020  

Surjit Chandra Roy

Surjit Chandra Roy

Police have unveiled the mystery of the murder of schoolgirl Purnima Rani Roy alias Sundari in Rangpur. Her boyfriend Surjit Chandra Roy killed her by suffocating with a pillow. Surjit and his accomplice Shyamal have been arrested in the incident.

Rangpur ADC (Crime) Kazi Muttakin Ibn Minan said this at a press conference at his office on Sunday afternoon.

He said Purnima Rani is the daughter of Fatik Chandra Roy of Manohar Babupara in the city and was a seventh-grader at Manohar High School. Surjit Chandra Roy of the same area made a love affair with her. However, Purnima became pregnant as they had physical intercourse for several times.

ADC Kazi Muttakin said Surjit came to Purnima’s house on the morning of July 25 as her parents were in Dhaka. There had physical intercourse again on the day. At that time Purnima pressured Surjit to get married. At one stage of the altercation, Srujit killed Purnima by suffocation with a pillow and hung her from the ceiling of the house and fled. During the runaway, Surjit left his mobile phone to his relative Shyamal.

Meanwhile, the relatives informed the police after seeing Purnima's hanging body. Police later found out about the rape and pregnancy while reporting the investigation. Fatik Chandra Roy, the father of the deceased, filed a case against Surjit at Hazirhat police station in this incident.

Surjit surrendered to the court at one stage of the operation. He was later remanded for two days. Surjit made a confessional statement in the court on Saturday.

Admitting the murder Surjit said in his statement that he had been love affair with Purnima for the last seven months. They have had physical contact more than once.