Ms. Ruma Rani Das (15) was a student of standard six. Her father’s name is Purno Robi Das (45) and Mother’s name is Maloti Rani Das. She was the first daughter of her parents. They used to live in the village of Danga Bazar, Police Station- Polashpur, District- Norshingdi since many years. However, due to financial crisis they sold their land and shifted to the village of Volavo, Police Station- Rupganj, District- Narayanganj one and half years back. After coming here, Md. Dalim, son of Shiraj Compani started teasing victim Ms. Ruma Rani in indecent way. When victim’s mother Ms. Maloti came to know about the fact, she tried to coax her daughter but she failed to do so and Ms. Ruma rani did fall in love with perpetrator Dalim. After knowing their love affair, parents of Ms. Ruma Rani Das decided to shift the place and eventually they shifted to the village of Konabari, Gajipur District and asked to Ms. Shundari Rani Das (70), mother of Purno Robi Das to reside in their present house. On 30.09.11 at afternoon Ms. Ruma rani Das went to visit the abode of Abul kader, son of late Tukka Mishri who is her father’s friend at Volavo. After that the following day on 01.10.11 (Saturday) at afternoon she went to see her grandmother to their house at Volavo. At this time Perpetrator Md. Dalim and his Friends Md. Rafiqul Islam and Md. Shamim Mia silently entered into bedroom of Ms. Ruma Rani Das and raped her and hanged her to death. Soon after the incident took place the members of destitute families did not dare to file a case as they were threatened by perpetrators. After that on 03.10.11 Mr. Purno Robi Das lodged First Information Report (FIR) at Volavo Police Station being Case No. 06 dated 03.10.2011 under Section 9(1) of the Nari-O-Shisu Nirzatan Daman Ain, 2000 (as amended 2003) against the perpetrators on the direction of the police. Type of Violation: Violation against personal Integrity and right to life ; Date of occurrence: 1st of October, 2011 Date of investigation: 28th of October, 2011 Place of occurrence: Within the bedroom of the victim of Volavo of Rupganj P.S. Narayanganj District, Bangladesh. The incident of gang rape has been published in the Daily “Sangbad” and “Ittefaq” dated 3 October 2011. Name of the victim: Ms. Ruma Rani Das (15) Religion: Hindu Name of the Perpetrators: 1. Md. Dalim (22), son of late Shiraj Compani 2. Md. Rafiqul Islam (23), son of Shahajahan Mia 3. Md. Shamim Mia (25), son of Majnu Mia, all of village Volavo of Rupgonj Police station, Narayangonj District.
|Ruma Rani Das's mother holding her daughter's photo in rememberance|
|A crying mother of Ruma Rani Das|
Daily Ittefaq report