Alexa Wari girl Saima rape, murder: Probe report Sept 16

Dhaka, Monday   16 September 2019


Wari girl Saima rape, murder: Probe report Sept 16

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:13 PM, 25 August 2019   Updated: 04:13 PM, 25 August 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

A Dhaka court on Sunday set September 16 to submit probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequently murder of seven-year-old Samia Afrin Saima in capital’s Wari area on July 5. 

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mainul Islam passed the order as investigation officer of the case detective branch of police inspector Arjun failed to submit the report today. 

Saima’s father Abdus Salam filed the case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Wari Police Station on July 6 and police on July 7 managed to arrest killer Harun-ur Rashid from Cumilla. 

Saima, nursery-grade student of Silverdale School went missing after going out to play on the afternoon of July 5. Her body was found on the 8th floor of their under-construction building at 8 pm, with a rope still wrapped around her neck.

It was found later the little girl was brutally raped by Harun and the killer dragged her lifeless body by tying a rope around her neck and took it to the kitchen of that vacant flat and fled the scene.