Prime accused of Beauty rape, murder case arrested in Habiganj


HABIGANJ, March 31, (BSS) – Law enforcers arrested the prime accused in the case filed over the rape and murder of teenage girl Beauty in Sayestaganj upazila of the district.

A joint team of RAB-9 and police arrested Babul Miah, son of Kolom Chan Bibi, a female member of Brahmandura Union Parishad, from Bianibazar upazila last night, a RAB official said at a press conference today.

According to the case statement Babul with his associates abducted and raped Beauty, daughter of Sayed Ali, on January 21.

Later, the victim’s father filed a case with Woman and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on March 1.

As Babul threatened them to withdraw the case, Beauty was sent to her grandfather’s house at Gunipur village in Lakhai upazila in Habiganj. She went missing from the house on March 16.

Police recovered her body from the haor area in Sayestaganj upazila on March 17.

Later, a murder case was filed with Sayestaganj Police Station.