Rape and Killing of a Christian School Girl in Panchagarh



The Prothom Alo, Saturday, 18 January 2003
(Translated by HRCBM)

Panchagarh, Bangladesh Correspondent:  A Christian school student has been raped and killed in Panchagarh. It happened yesterday morning, Friday (17 January 2003), in Kalikapur Christian Village of Autoary Upazilla (Sub-district). According to Police sources, a seventh grade student, Parbati Das, daughter of Bimal Das of Kalikapur village, went to bed in her own room after dinner on Thursday night. On Friday morning, not finding her in her own room, the family members of Parbati after an extensive search found her wounded and naked dead body in the near by wheat field.


It is being perceived that the miscreants abducted her at night, took her to the near by wheat filed, raped her and then severely stabbed at different places on her body to death. Police arrested Manoranjan Das and Ratan Das after a case was filed at Autoary Police Station. The dead body of Parbati has been sent to Panchgarh Hospital morgue for autopsy.