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Woman killed after alleged rape in Ashulia

  • Published at 04:32 pm February 16th, 2019
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Police recovered her body from a bamboo bush in Kathgara area Saturday morning

A woman has been murdered after allegedly being raped in Savar's Ashulia.

Police recovered her body from a bamboo bush in Kathgara area Saturday morning. 

The deceased was identified as Razia, 26, hailed from Dhunat upazila of Bogra. She used to live in a rented house in Ashulia’s Kathagara area.

Upon recovery of the body, police detained a relative of the victim, Ziaur Rahman, for questioning.

According to police sources, locals discovered the wounded body lying in a bamboo bush and informed police. 

Ashulia police station Officer-in-Charge Zabed Masud said: “Initially it is being suspected that the victim had been raped and then killed. The body has been recovered and sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.” 

A rape-murder case will be also filed in this regard, he added.