Admin asked to hand over body of Tangail gang rape victim to

first_imgRupa KhatunA Tangail court has directed the authorities concerned to exhume Rupa Khatun’s body and hand over the corpse to the victim’s family.The victim, Rupa Khatun, 27, an employee of Unilever Bangladesh Limited, was killed after a gang rape on a running bus on her way to home in Mymensingh from Bogra on Friday night. The rapists abandoned her body at Tangail’s Madhupur forest area. Police recovered the body around 11:00pm in the night and buried it in Tangail’s central graveyard as an unidentified one on Saturday morning.Senior judicial magistrate Golam Kibria of the court handed down the exhumation order following an appeal filed by the victim’s family members.Modhupur police station officer-in-charge Shafiqul Islam said victim Rupa’s brother on Wednesday appealed to the police to bring the body of his sister back. Later, the police submitted the appeal before the court on Thursday morning.The OC also said the district magistrate then directed the district’s judicial magistrate to hand over the body to the victim’s family.Tangail Sadar upazila’s executive magistrate Abdur Rahim Shujan said Rupa’s body will be exhumed from the Tangail graveyard today (Thursday).Meanwhile, the police have arrested five people from Mymensingh over the killing of the master’s student of Bogra Azizul Haque on a bus at Tangail’s Madhupur upazila.last_img