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Charge sheet filed against sole accused in Saima murder case

  • Published at 04:16 pm November 6th, 2019
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File photo of Samia Afrin Saima Collected

The 7-year-old girl was raped and killed on July 5

Detective branch (DB) of Police has filed charge sheet against sole accused Harun-ur Rashid in Wari’s Samia Afrin Saima murder case.

Investigation officer and DB inspector Md Arjun filed the charge sheet at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Tuesday, reports BSS.

On October 29, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mainul Islam set November 20 to submit the probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequently murder of seven-year-old Saima in Dhaka’s Wari on July 5.

Saima’s father Abdus Salam filed the case under 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, a nursery-grade student of Silverdale School went missing after she went out to play on the afternoon of July 5. 

Later, her body was found on the 8th floor of their under construction building at 8pm, with a rope 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.