Inspector Basic of Police Benazir Ahmed yesterday stated what occurred in Kalabagan was out-and-out against the law.
Nevertheless, the IGP stated, “Rape befell there, dying was prompted … however each are youngsters as per our regulation.”
Within the case filed by the daddy of the 17-year-old O-level scholar who was raped earlier than her dying on Thursday at a constructing in Dhaka’s Kalabagan space, the lone accused Fardin Iftekhar Dihan’s age is talked about as 18 years previous.
Abul Hasan, assistant commissioner of Newmarket Zone of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, even stated Dihan was grownup, not a baby, and if wanted they’d conduct exams to establish his age.
The IGP stated youngsters can’t be stored in jail, taken into police custody with out a probation officer and can’t be sentenced to jail by cellular courts. However, there are only a few probation officers, correction centres and kids courts, stated the IGP pointing to issues in tackling teenage gang tradition, drug abuse, and different crimes.
He was talking at a programme at Rab Headquarters organised to mark the celebration of Bangabandhu’s beginning centenary.
On Sunday, the mom of the 17-year-old sufferer stated an invisible energy was attempting to guard the person accused of raping her daughter.
“Contemplating every thing, it appears to us that they [the accused] have been getting particular privileges for the reason that starting,” the grieving mom had instructed The Every day Star.
The IGP stated, “Dad and mom must remember the place their youngsters go, what they do and who they mingle with. Dad and mom must take this duty.
“Why did you give beginning to your infants if you cannot take the obligations? It’s your social, ethical and non secular obligation,” the police chief stated.
In the meantime, police yesterday picked up a safety guard of the constructing, the place the incident befell, for interrogation.
Dulal, aged about 45, was below police surveillance. Police took him into custody after he got here to the constructing round midday, stated Shazzadur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Ramna Division) of DMP.
“We’re interrogating him to know what he noticed on that day. We are going to confirm the data gleaned from him…,” stated the DC.
Police earlier stated they have been searching for him as he helped the lone accused, Dihan, carry the sufferer out of the constructing and that he would possibly know one thing.
A medical officer and a staffer of Anwar Khan Medical Faculty Hospital, the place the woman was taken first, stated Dihan together with one other younger man introduced the woman in a automotive.
A Dhaka courtroom on Sunday allowed police to conduct a DNA take a look at of Dihan and the blood stains on the sufferer’s cloths.
On January 8, Dihan gave a press release earlier than a Justice of the Peace after which he was despatched to jail.