BSS: Detective branch (DB) of police has filed charge sheet against sole accused Harun-ur Rashid in Wari’s Samia Afrin Saima murder case. Investigation officer and DB inspector Md Arjun filed the charge sheet on November 5 at Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate court. Earlier on October 29, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mainul Islam set November 20 to submit probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequently murder of seven-year-old Saima in capital’s Wari area on July 5. Saima’s father Abdus Salam filed the case under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Wari Police Station on July 6 and police on July 7 managed to arrest killer Harun-ur Rashid from Cumilla.
Saima, nursery-grade student of Silverdale School went missing after
going out to play on the afternoon of July 5. Her body was found on the 8th
floor of their under construction building at 8pm, with a rope still wrapped
around her neck.
It was found later the little girl was brutally raped by Harun and the
killer dragged her lifeless body by tying a rope around her neck and took it
to the kitchen of that vacant flat and fled the scene.