Dhaka, April 22 -- The Police Bureau of Investigation or PBI has arrested two suspects over the gang-rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Sirajganj's Chauhali Upazila seven years ago.

The arrestees are Sabbir Hossain, 20, a cousin of the girl named Suborna Khatun, and Shakib Khan, 21, son of a member of the local union council.

Another suspect, Milon Pasha, son of another union council member whose age was not available, had been released on bail after his arrest six months ago.

The PBI was trying to arrest five other suspects, said Rezaul Karim, superintendent of police at the PBI's Sirajganj unit.

Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Rezaul said the suspects planned to rape Suborna when the girl went to Dattakandi High Scho...