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Another schoolgirl becomes victim of stalking

  • Published at 08:21 pm September 22nd, 2016
Another schoolgirl becomes victim of stalking

Rani Akter, 12, daughter of Abdur Rashid, and also a fifth grader student at Birganj Model Government Primary School, is now under going treatment at Birganj Upzila Health Complex.

Family members said Rasel, 19, a resident of Arfi Bazar area, had been harassing the victim on her way to school and tuition for long.

When Rani was going for tuition in the morning, Rasel waylaid of her near municipality market. At one stage of altercation, he stabbed on several parts of the victim's body and fled from the spot.

Hearing screams of the girl, sweepers rescued her in critical state and took her to the upzila health complex.

Residential Medical Officer of Birganj Hospital told the Dhaka Tribune that they had found several injury marks on her body, but she was out of danger. The girl became traumatised after the incident.

Officer-in-Charge of Birganj police station said no case was filed in this connection.

Muktar Hossain, councillor of Birganj municipality, told the Dhaka Tribune that he had already informed deputy commissioner about the matter.

Two schoolgirl had been stabbed to death by stalkers in Dhaka and Madaripur recently.

Nitu Mandal, an eight grader student, was hacked to death by a stalker at Aisar Kandi village in Kalkini upazila, Madaripur on Sunday.

On August 24, Suraiya Akhter Risha, 14, daughter of Md Ramzan Ali of Bangshal of old Dhaka and an eighth-grader of Willes Little Flower School and College, was stabbed in the abdomen by a stalker in front of her educational institution at Kakrail in Dhaka.

She died from her wounds at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on August 28. The killing of Risha has created a widespread protest across the country.