Naogaon, June 19 (UNB) – A young man, who was arrested for raping a girl after killing her mother at Dariapur village in Manda upazila, reportedly confessed before a court here on Wednesday to his crime.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Sirajul Islam recorded the confessional statement of Samiul Islam Sagar, said officer-in-charge of Manda Police Station Mozaffar Hossain, also investigation officer of the case filed over the incident.
He, however, declined to elaborate further for the sake of investigation.
The court also sent Sagar, 22, to jail, he said.
Police said Sagar had an affair with the rape victim. On Monday night, the girl and her mother Nasima Akter Sathi, 40, were sleeping in their house when Sagar came in. Sathi’s husband Emdadul Haque works as a night guard at a farm in Natore.
Sagar went to victim’s house with an intention to kill her as their relationship was going through a bad patch.
Sathi woke up hearing an argument between her daughter and Sagar in the middle of the night. The youth stabbed her with a knife and slit her throat. He then raped the girl threatening to kill her.
Police arrested the young man soon after the incident.