Teen murdered, dumped in train compartment raped beforehand

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Prothom Alo illustrationA teenage girl found dead in an abandoned train compartment at Kamalapur railway station was raped before she was strangled to death, a doctor said on Tuesday.

The victim is Asma Akter, 17, daughter of Abdur Razzaque of Panchagarh Sadar upazila, reports news agency UNB.

After a postmortem examination, Pradip Biswash of Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s forensic department said they found evidence of rape.

“She was strangled to death,” he said.

“There were several injury marks on the body,” Pradip added.

Asma’s uncle said she had been missing since Sunday after eloping with Badhan, son of Bhutto Tayar, of the locality. The boy too could not be traced since then.

Police recovered Asma’s body from toilet of an abandoned train compartment around 10:30am on Monday and sent it to DMCH for autopsy.

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