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6th grader gang raped in Noakhali, 2 arrested

  • Published at 10:30 pm February 2nd, 2019
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The suspects were arrested in a case filed by the victim’s brother

A sixth-grade schoolgirl, age 13, has been gang-raped in Noakhali’s Subarnachar upazila.

Charjabbar police station OC, Ibrahim Khalil, confirmed the news on Saturday.

The incident took place in Purbacharbata union’s Charmajid village on January 31.

The OC said: “Two people were arrested in connection with the rape and later were sent to jail after being produced before the court.”

The arrested are Israfil Azad Shapan, 23, son of Tayieb Miah, and Nizam, 22, son of Chan Miah of the same union.

The victim came home on Friday morning and told her family about the rape.

Later the two were arrested in a rape case filed by the victim’s older brother at the Charjabbar police station on Friday.

The victim’s brother, Md Nirab, said: “My sister was seeing our mother off as she was going to Hatiya. On her way back from the Burar Dokan area, CNG-run auto rickshaw driver Israfil offered her a lift and took her to a quiet place where Nizam was waiting. They both raped her there.”

Two women were gang-raped in two separate incidents in Noakhali in the past one month.