Printed on Wed Sep 28 2022 7:20:45 PM

Domestic Child worker tortured, couple arrested

Crime Desk
Police have arrested a couple on charges of torturing a domestic child worker (12) on Topkhana Road in the capital. The media and public relations wing of the police confirmed this matter in a press release.

The arrested couple are Tanvir Ahsan and his wife Advocate Nahid. The victim is a resident of Mithamain upazila of Kishoreganj.

It is said in the notification, the Victim's parents were forced to work the child as housemaids in the couple's house for their family crisis economically. The child worked there for nine months. Almost every day, both husband and wife used to beat the child on various excuses.

Later, a neighbor posted some pictures on social media on Saturday with signs of torture. By posting the pictures, he sought quick cooperation and called for legal action.

One of the pictures posted on Facebook showed the child with bruises under his eyes and serious injuries to the child's hands. In another photo, the child has a burn wound on her back. When this post caught the eye of a journalist, he sent it to the Media and Public Relations Wing of the Bangladesh Police and sought their immediate cooperation.

Ramna Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md. Monirul Islam and Shahbagh Police Station OC Moudut Hawladar were contacted and directed to take immediate action in this regard.

Later, a team rushed to the spot from both the police stations.

It was later learned that the incident took place under Shahbagh police station. After that Shahbagh Police Station OC Moudut Hawladair conducted operation led by Inspector Kamruzzaman. A team of police including sub-inspector (SI) Jahangir Alam rescued the child. Tanvir Ahsan and his wife Advocate Nahid were arrested.

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