7-yr-old Samia strangled to death after rape

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Dhaka, July 06: Samia Akter Sayma, a seven-year-old girl from Wari area of the capital city, the little girl was raped before being strangled to death with a rope.Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Forensic Department Assistant Professor Dr Sohel Mahmud made the disclosure after conducting the child’s autopsy.

The body carries bite marks. Details will be informed following another test, he told media on Saturday after conducting autopsy on Saima’s body.

Saima, nursery-grade student of Silverdale School went missing after going out to play on Friday afternoon. Her body was found on the 8th floor of their under construction building at 8pm, with a rope still wrapped around her neck.

She lived with her family on sixth floor of the same building.

 

Meanwhile, a Dhaka court on Saturday set July 24 to submit probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequently murder of seven-year-old Samia Afrin Saima in capital’s Wari area on Friday.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Atiqur Rahman passed the order, accepting the first information report filed in the case.

Saima’s father Abdus Salam filed the case under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Wari Police Station this morning and police so far has detained five including the owner of the building, where Saima’s family is living.