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Step father reportedly tortures 7-yr-old boy brutally

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Published: 22:08, 28 September 2020  
Step father reportedly tortures 7-yr-old boy brutally

A man has allegedly tortured his seven-year-old step son at Mohadebpur area under Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram.

Saiful Islam Tanim, 7, a child of his wife’s previous husband, was brutally tortured on Monday (September 29) afternoon while working in the garden.

The child was admitted to Sitakunda Upazila Health Complex. Police have arrested step father Salauddin, 45.

Abul Bashar, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Sitakunda Police Station, confirmed the news.

He said, “Salauddin, son of Nurul Islam of Mhadebpur Chowdhurypara area of the municipality, got married for the second time to Yasmin Akter, 28, who was divorced five years ago. Though he accepted Yasmin’s son from previous husband, Salauddin later started torturing the child in various ways after the marriage. As part of this, he called his wife Yasmin on Monday afternoon and took the child to a vegetable garden in the hills. When Tanim reached the vegetable garden, he beat with a stick mercilessly and left him injured seriously. When he came home crying,Yasmin took off her shirt and found marks of serious injuries on Tanim’s back, chest, abdomen, head, eyes and other parts of his body. Later, he was admitted to the hospital.

Health officer of the hospital Dr Nuruddin Rashed said, “The child was beaten up and left him seriously injured. There are marks of injuries all over his body. The treatment is going on, but it will take time to recover.”

Being informed, police arrested Salauddin after getting confessional statement from the child.

Chattogram/Rezaul Karim/AKA

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