Oishee Rahman, arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of her parents, made her confessional statement before a Dhaka court on Saturday on completion of her 5-day remand.
She was taken to the chamber of Metropolitan Magistrate Anwar Sadat at noon. Anwar Sadat recorded her statement for nearly three hours under section 164 of the CrPC.
A Dhaka court on August 18 put Oishee, an O-level student of Oxford International School, her friend Mizanur Rahman, and domestic help Khadiza Khatun alias Sumi on a five-day remand in connection with the killing of her father SB inspector Mahfuzur Rahman and mother Swapna.
Sumi was also making her confessional statement which was completed till filing of the report 5:30 pm.
Meanwhile, the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman Nur Abul placed Mizanur Rahman on a 5-day remand again when DB inspector Khair Matubbar submitted a petition before the court on Saturday seeking a 10-day remand for him.
On August 21, she underwent various tests at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) to determine her age.
The investigators put her on the medical tests amid widespread criticisms from various quarters, including rights groups, for taking her on remand as she is thought to be underage.
On August 16, police recovered the bodies of Mahfuzur Rahman and his wife Swapna from their Chamelibagh residence. There were marks of injuries caused from sharp weapons allover the bodies of the victims.
The couple had been living in the house with their two children – Oishee, 17, and Oihee,7, — and housemaid Sumi.
Oishee came to the Paltan Police Station around 2:30 pm on Saturday last and surrendered to the police.
She was taken to the DB office at Minto Road. Later, police along with Oishee conducted a drive at different parts of the city and arrested four people in connection with the murder case.