Ms. Bipala Rani Das (18) a victim of acid throwing at Srimangal Upazilla of Moulavibazar District.
MOULOVIBAZAR, August 12: Daughter of a tea labor of Gandhichara tea garden under Srimangal upazila got injured after the perpetrators threw acid on her on Wednesday night. The locals arrested the acid thrower and handed him over to the police. It was learn that acid thrower Mannan (35) is the son of Shafique of village Lairakul under the same upazila. He is a worker of Satgaon rubber garden. He off and on teased and gave bad proposal to Bipala Rani Das (18) daughter of Mahendra Das, a worker of Gandhichara tea garden adjacent to Satgaon rubber garden. As Bapala Rani Das didn't agree with his bad proposal, so Mannan threatened her and Mannan threw acid on Bipala through a syringe at 8 pm on Wednesday when Bipala was inside the kitchen room. The locals after hearing the screaming of Bipala and her elder brother's wife came forward and caught Mannan red handed and later handed him over to Gandhichara police. A case was lodged in this connection with Srimangal police on Thursday last under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act. The injured Bipala was undergoing treatment in the hospital.
President, HRCBM-Dhaka, Bangladesh
Source: The Daily Inquilab, 12th August 07