Police is yet to trace the seven girls escaped from a government safe home for women and children in Chittagong.
‘None of the seven girls was rescued till Saturday evening,’ said sub-inspector Khorshed Alam of Hathazari Police Station.
Khorshed, also the investigation officer of a case filed in connection with the absconding, said that they were trying to recover the girls.
Earlier on Friday, police arrested four persons, including two female ansar members, who were on duty at the safe home when the girls fled.
The arrested were two female ansars Juthi Akter, 21, and Amina Roy, 35, and two maids of the safe home Kohinur Begum, 37, and Nurunnahar, 35.
Earlier on Wednesday, eight teenage girls aged between 16 to 20 years absconded from the safe home run by Directorate of Social Welfare at Hathazari upazila’s Farhadabad area after cutting the grilles of dining room. Later a girl was recovered from a nearby place.
A three-member committee was formed to investigate the incident. It found negligence of the ansars and employees of the safe home, said sources.
The committee recommended taking four people into police custody
for further interrogation in this connection, sources added.
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