The police recovered the dead body of a Madrasa student of seventh grade named Marufa in Taltali, Barguna. The deceased is the daughter of Hanif Howladar of Betipara village of Chhotabgi union of Marufa upazila.
His body was recovered from the pond near his house on Friday (October 14) morning. The student’s boyfriend Hriday was detained by the police for questioning in the incident.
According to local and family sources, the son of Sultan Pahlan, a resident of Thangpara College Road, had a love relationship with the father of a child, Marufa, a madrasa student. They both met yesterday (Thursday) evening.
At that time, the local people arrested them and gave them to the lover’s uncle Sona Mia and elder brother Soleiman, but both of them went to their respective homes. They were supposed to have a family wedding on Friday morning. Marufa’s younger sister Maria found his body in the pond near his lover Marufa’s house. At that time, on the call of sister Maria, relatives and neighbors came and saw Marufa’s dead body and reported it to Taltali police station. The police came and recovered the bodies and took them into custody and sent them to Barguna morgue for post-mortem. Lover Hridiya has been detained for questioning.
Marufa’s younger sister Maria said, I woke up in the morning and went to the pool. Meanwhile, I saw Marufa Apu lying on the pond. I thought I had fainted. So I went closer and shouted but there was no sound, then I put my hand on the body and saw that it was cold. Later, when I shouted, the people of the house and the surrounding area gathered. Later Taltali police came to the spot.
Additional Superintendent of Police SM Tariq Rahman visited the spot. When reporters asked about the incident, he refused to comment.
Taltali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kazi Sakwat Hossain Tapu said over the phone that the body of a seventh grade madrasa student named Marufa has been recovered. The body has been sent to Barguna morgue for post-mortem. The student’s boyfriend Hridoy has been detained for questioning.