Students of different schools and colleges on Friday took to the streets of the town demanding justice for schoolgirl Sumona Haque who was murdered after rape.
Several hundred students gathered at Baramath ground in the town at noon and brought out a procession that ended with a human chain at Chaurasta Mor.
Sumona, 9, a third-grader of Thakurgaon High School and daughter of Md Juel of Goalpara area, went missing after she went to her neighbour Yasin Habib’s house to play on December 15.
Four days later, police recovered her body buried in a room of the house.
Police detained the 15-year-old son of Yasin who later confessed to killing the minor girl after rape, said Sub-Inspector Ahmed Ullah of Sadar Police Station.