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A minor indigenous girl killed after rape in Naogaon
Photo: Samar Michael Soren
On 19 May 2012 a 7-year
old minor indigenous girl named Sagori Oraon was killed after rape by
Bengali auto-rickshaw driver (Bhut-bhuti driver) named Nannu Mian (25)
s/o Ataur Rahman at Mohammadpur village of Paharpur union under
Badalgachi upazila of Naogaon district.
It is learnt that Nannu
Mian, a resident of nearby Mohammadpur village, often visits to Shuka
Oraon’s house where the victim along with her parents has been staying
for a month. Thus a good relationship was built between Nannu Mian and
Shula Oraon’s family. By taking the advantage of good relation, Nannu
Mian himself introduced with Sagori Oraon.
On 19 May 2012 Nannu
Mian took Sagori Oraon in the name of visiting his aunt’s house at
Mohammadpur village. Then, on the way to her aunt’s house, Nannu Mian
raped and killed the girl. Following day in the morning the villagers of
the Mohammadpur village discovered the dead body of Sagori Oraon at
banana garden. It is suspected that after killing Nannu Mian left dead
body of Sagori Oraon at this banana garden at night.
Later the police of
Bodolgachi police station rushed to the banana garden and recovered the
dead body and sent for post mortem. It is learnt that genital organ of
the victim was severely injured.
On 20 May 2012 at around
5.00 pm when the dead body was taken to the Bishpur village, a heart
breaking scenario was appeared in the spot. The parents and elder
brother of victim burst out crying at that time. Relating to this
incident police filed a case. Mean while police arrested the parents and
a cousin of Nannu Mian. Finally, on 23 May 2012 at around 5.00 pm police
arrested the perpetrator Nannu Mian.
Click on the following link to read about the incident published on Bangladeshi English daily:
On 16 March 2012 a land
grabber named Rois Uddin and his son Rabiul Islam of Dumuriya village
under Godagari upazila with the help of police led by SI Mahbubur Rahman
from Premtali police outpost under Godagari police station tried to
occupy 13 bighas of homestead of Jadu Roy Bhuiyan of Shiyala village of
Matikata union under Godagari upazila.
On 13 February 2012 and
26 February 2012 land grabber Kamal Rabbi and his gang made attack on
the house of Rameshwar Baske at Saguna Jiban Para of Pakri union under
Godagari upazila in Rajshahi district. Again, on 28 February 2012 Kamal
Rabbi and his gang set fire on Jamin Hasda’s house of same village.
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