Garment worker killed after ‘rape’ on moving bus

United News of Bangladesh . Savar | Published: 00:52, Jan 12,2020


A female garment worker was killed after ‘being raped’ on a running bus in Dhamrai around Friday night.

Police found the body from an abandoned place in Hizlikhola in Savar early Saturday and arrested bus driver Firoz alias Sohel, 31, a resident of Pangsha of Rajbari after conducting a drive.

Dhamrai police officer-in-charge Dipak Chandra Saha said the deceased got into a bus at Kathaliapara to reach Dautia area around 4:30am on Friday.

As she did not return home on Friday night her mother filed a general diary with Dhamrai Police Station.

Later police found the body of the girl in the morning and sent it to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for post-mortem examination, the police officer added.

The victim’s brother said bus driver Sohel used to disturb his sister as well as other female workers. ‘We want highest punishment of the killer,’ he added. 

Sohel was produced before a court at noon with a remand prayer and a murder case was filed with the police station in this connection, the officer-in-charge said.

Meanwhile, police found the body of another female garment worker from Tenguri area in Ashulia on Saturday.

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