• Saturday, Sep 26, 2020
  • Last Update : 03:42 pm

Female student set on fire in Narsingdi, one held

  • Published at 10:06 am June 14th, 2019
Web_Narsingdi-burn-DT
Photo shows the victim is being taken to the Narsingdi Sadar Hospital on Thursday, June 13, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Some 20% of her body has been burned

A female college student in Narsingdi has been set on fire by miscreants, burning 20% of her body.

The incident occurred near the Birpur area of Narsingdi municipal town around 8:30pm on Thursday.

The victim, 22, is a resident of the mentioned area, who passed her HSC examination last year and has not yet enrolled in university.

Meanwhile, Detective Branch (DB) of police has detained a suspect named Sanjib Roy, 24, in connection to the incident.

Sanjib, son of Nani Gopal—and brother-in-law of the victim's brother—was arrested from his residence in Purbopara village in Raipura upazila early on Friday.

According to the victim’s family, she was on her way home from a nearby store when two miscreants grabbed her and took her to a secluded nearby location. Then they poured kerosene on her and set her on fire. They fled following the incident. 

After hearing her screams, locals rescued the victim and took her to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital at first, and later to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Confirming the matter, Narsingdi Superintended of police Miraz Uddin Ahmed said: "Evidence of the attack has been recovered from the scene and a case will be soon filed on this." 

Narsingdi city outpost Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman told Dhaka Tribune: “We have already spoken to the victim’s family and inspected the crime scene. It will only be possible to determine the motive behind the crime and identify the others involved in it after an investigation.

66
65
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail