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Nurse killed after rape on moving bus, two detained

Kishoreganj correspondent
|  07 May 2019, 00:00 | Update : 07 May 2019, 22:43
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An allegation has risen of killing a nurse named Shahinur Akter Tania (24) after rape on a bus of Swarnalata Paribahan at Katiadi in Kishoreganj. The rapists left the dead body of Tania at Katiadi upazila health complex. Police detained bus driver Nuruzzaman (39) and helper Lalon Mia (33) in this connection.

The incident took place at around 8:30 pm on Monday at Gajaria Jamtali area on Bhairab-Kishoreganj regional highway. The deceased is the daughter of Gias Uddin from Baherchar village under Lohajury union of Katiadi upazila.

Police and local sources said, Tania was an employee of Ibn Sina hospital in Dhaka. He boarded on a bus of Swarnalata Paribahan after getting ticket from Airport Road ticket counter on Monday afternoon. That bus runs from Mohakhali to Pirijpur bus stand of Bajitpur through Katiadi. It is 10 minutes way from Pirijpur to her house. After getting on the bus Tania made several phone calls to her brothers and father. At around 8 pm she made a call and said it will take half an hour to reach the home. At around 8:30 pm she said over phone that she will need five to seven minutes to reach at Pirijpur.

Tania’s relatives assume that she was raped and killed on the moving bus when it was running on Bhairab-Kishoreganj regional highway. Later the culprits left the dead body of Tania at Katiadi health complex and then fled away.

In this regard Officer in Charge of Katiadi police station Shafiqul Islam told Rtv online, driver and helper of the bus were detained in this connection. The dead body was sent to the morgue for autopsy. Details will be known when the postmortem report is available.    


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