Tears of joy and smile were dazzling on the face of Zakir Hossain and her wife. They were kissing their five-year-old child Sumaiya holding tight into their warm arms—it was a reunion of the baby and her parents after long-long twenty four days of worries, frustrations and anxiety.
It was an indescribable feelings of happiness that flooded the couple when the meet their abducted daughter on Thursday.
Five-year-old Sumaiya was abducted in front of their house at Kamrangirchar in the capital 24 days ago, and was rescued by police from the house of one Kamal at Dakkhin Dania in Kadamtali in the early hours of Thursday.
Police arrested two persons, Sabina Akhter Bristy and Siraz Mia alias Babul, in this connection.
Sumaiya’s father Zakir Hossain said his daughter is well and she is talking to everybody.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Lalbagh division) Mohammad Ibrahim Khan disclosed the matter during a press briefing at DMP’s media centre on Thursday.
The five-year-old girl was abducted near their house at Kamrangirchar on April 3.
Her father filed a kidnapping case with Kamrangirchar police after 22 days of her abduction. Earlier, he filed a general diary over his daughter’s disappearance.
A video footage of the closed-circuit camera near Sumaiya’s house showed a woman wearing a black burqa walking away with the girl.
The video footage also showed that arrested Sabina visited Sumaiya’s house on that day. Her mother was inside the house, while the little girl was outside the house during her abduction.
Sabina used to live at Kamrangirchar at a rented residence near Sumaiya’s house that she left six months ago.
During her stay over there, Sabina visited Sumaiya’s house frequently.
Sabina also visited India several times, the police official said.
Police are investigating whether Sabina is a member of trafficking gang.
Sabina’s husband is now in jail in connection with a drug-related case.