The incident took place as the victim and her husband were returning after visiting a relative’s house in Jamgora Sonamia market area on Sunday night
Police have detained six men for allegedly gang-raping a ready-made garment (RMG) worker while locking up her husband in a house in Ashulia area of Savar upazila in Dhaka.
The alleged rapists have been detained from Jamgora Sonamia market area of Ashulia on early Tuesday. Police had also taken the rape victim to One Stop Crisis Center (OCC).
The detainees were identified as, Rana Sarkar, 25, Sagar, 24, Azad, 26, Rubel, 27, Rabiul, 26, and Zinna, 25. Two other accused- Rajat and Sohag- are absconding.
According to police and victim’s family sources, the incident took place as the garment worker and her husband were returning home after visiting one relative Nasir Mia’s house in Jamgora Sonamia market area on Sunday night.
Six men intercepted the couple and forcibly took them back to Nasir Mia’s house to ask if they are a lawfully married. The miscreants took the victim inside a room and raped her while detaining the husband in another room. Later victim’s father-in-law informed the matter to Ashulia police station.
Confirming the matter, Ashulia police station’s sub-inspector (SI) Fazikul Islam said the victim has been taken to OCC. The husband filed case with the station accusing eight people. Six of the accused have already been captured while drives underway to detain the rest two.