The boy was abused when he went to the accused’s house to pick up cricket ball
A Natore court on Saturday sent three to jail, including the wife of a former police constable, in a case filed for detaining and torturing a child in Sadar upazila of Natore.
Natore Sadar police station Officer in-Charge (OC), Jahangir Alam, confirmed the matter.
The accused are Shahana Begum, wife of former police constable Habibul, Shiuly, sister in-law of Habibul, and Sujon, brother in-law of Habibul.
According to Sub Inspector (SI) Shahidullah, case investigation officer, the seven year old boy was playing cricket in the street when a ball fell into Shiuly’s house. When the boy went to the house to collect the ball, Shahana, Shiuly, and Sujon, tied him up and tortured him.
Hearing the boy’s screams, neighbours rescued the boy and took him to Natore Sadar Hospital.
When police learned about the incident, they arrested the three.
The boy’s relative, Mahfuzur Rahman, filed the case with Natore Sadar police station.