A Dhaka Court on Monday refused bail to Oishee Rahman in the murder case of her parents- Special Branch Inspector Mahfuzur Rahman and Swapna Rahman.
Judge Md Jahurul Haque of Dhaka”s Metropolitan Sessions’ Judges Court passed the order after hearing the submissions of the prosecution and the defence.
Oishee, an “O” level student is now in Kashimpur Jail for women of Gazipur.
Police recovered the decomposed bodies of her parents, Mahfuzur Rahman and Swapna Rahman from their Chamelibagh residence in the capital on Aug 16. The bodies bore multiple stab injuries, which forensic experts believed, were the work of amateur.
Oishee surrendered to the city’s Paltan Police Station, 22 hours after her parents’ bodies were recovered.
Oishee made confessional statement to a court on August 24, but later appealed to retract the statement, claiming she made the confession under duress. The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) of Dhaka also rejected her bail petition earlier.
Child Sumi, 11, also made confessional statement admitting her involvement as an abettor during the murder. She is now at the National Juvenile Development Centre of Gazipur. She was also refused bail in the case.
Oishee’s parents lived at their residence with their daughter Oishee, son Ohidur Rahman, 6, and domestic help Khadiza Akhter Sumi.
Meanwhile, Oishee’s two friends- Mizanur Rahman Rony and Asaduzzaman Jony were arrested in the case and they are now in jail custody. – Court Correspondent