At initial police interrogation teacher confesses to killing the child
A home tutor has reportedly killed a third grade student of his, after attempting to rape her in Rangamati.
The incident took place in Kaptai upazila on Saturday.
Police arrested the accused, Aungbanching Marma, 45, with the help of locals on Sunday.
Chandraghona police station OC, Ashrafuddin, confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.
He said: “The nine year old went to the teacher’s house in Raikhali’s Purbo Kodala area around 10am on Saturday with her friends.
“She did not return home at 4pm as usual, which worried her family. When the teacher was contacted, his behavior was suspicious. Later, her family members informed Raikhali Chairman, Sayamong Marma, about the issue.”
The suspect was trying to take off with the girl’s body inside a sack around 4am on Sunday and was caught by locals and the police.
The OC further said: “During initial interrogation the teacher confessed to strangling the minor to death, after attempting to rape her, because she started shouting.”