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Two arrested for gang-raping Madrasa student in Tangail

  • Published at 08:23 pm August 18th, 2018
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The arrestees are a truck helper, Hitler, 30, son of Kismot Ali, and trolley driver Jahid, 32, son of Asad Urfe Achar from Chorpara Barai village in Tangail

Two men have been arrested for the rape of an inter-first year student of Fazil Madrasah, in Pukhuria Sailkol area, Tangail.

The arrestees are a truck helper, Hitler, 30, son of Kismot Ali, and trolley driver Jahid, 32, son of Asad Urfe Achar from Chorpara Barai village in Tangail. 

According to police sources, on August 17 at 9 pm the girl went to Vuapur bus-stand from her home after an argument with her parents.

According to the statements, the two men, Hitler and Jahid asked questions regarding her destination and offered to help when she got on an auto-rickshaw for Elenga. 

The victim suspected the situation and headed towards Sailkol area by foot. At this time, the rapists started following her. 

The victim was attacked near a brick-kiln in Pukhuria Sailkol area and was taken to an isolated place by the rapists. The locals rushed to the spot when they heard the scream, capturing Hitler on spot. They then informed the police.

Regarding this matter, Bhuapur police station's Officer-in-Charge Abdus Salam Mia said: “The two rapists were arrested on the same night of the incident. The victim’s father, Abdur Rahman, 50, filed a case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act against the accused.”

“Both accused have admitted of raping the girl during initial interrogation by the police and are scheduled to be at the Tangail Court on Saturday afternoon,” he told the Dhaka Tribune.

The OC said police were waiting for the medical examination report.