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5 men arrested for rape in 5 districts

  • Published at 11:47 pm July 14th, 2019

The incidents took place from Saturday to Sunday

Police have arrested five men, and are trying to arrest two who are on the run, over rape accusations in seven districts of the country.

The incidents took place from Saturday to Sunday.

In Narayanganj, a court has granted an additional five-day remand to madrasa principal Maulana Al Amin, who is accused of raping, and sexually harassing twelve students in Fatullah.

Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hossain granted the five day remand yesterday.

In Bogra, a six-year-old girl was raped by a van-driver named Dulal Mia, 40, in Shahjahanpur.

Shahjahanpur police station Inspector Abul Kalam said: “Dulal raped the child holding a knife to her throat, and threatening to kill her. After the passage of more than a month following the rape, family of the girl filed a case against Dulal, on Sunday.

In Narsingdi, police have arrested a man named Momin Mia, 35, from Madhavdi of Sadar upazila, for raping his 12-year-old daughter.

Madhabdi police station OC, Abu Taher said: “We arrested the accused father against a case filed by the mother, and sent the girl for medical tests to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital,” he added.

In Narayanganj, Police, on Saturday, have arrested a man named Rabiul Islam Rony, 22, for allegedly raping, and impregnating a 14-year-old girl in Sonargaon.

Sonargaon police station OC Moniruzzaman said: “The accused Rony denied the accusations in primary investigation. We will comment on the incident after the medical reports arrive.”

In Jhalokati, Police have arrested a man named Naim Haoladar for raping a physically challenged girl from Ichapur village, Nalchity upazila on Saturday.

According to police, when the victim’s family filed a case against the accused Naim, he along with his family, physically assaulted the girl’s family.

Nalchity police station SI Asharujjaman said: “We found the incident to be true in primary investigation.”

In Tangail, Police have arrested a teacher named Ariful Islam, 46, for sexually assaulting a fifth grader of Islamic Foundation School, on Saturday.

Bhuiyapur police station OC Rashidul Islam said: “We arrested Rashidul. We will urge the court to issue a five-day remand to investigate the matter.”

In Sirajganj, an alleged rape victim attempted to commit suicide in Goshala area of the city.

Sources said, the accused, Shuvo Roy raped the girl for one year, and when he denied to marry her, she tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills.

Sirajganj Sadar police station Inspector Nurul Islam said: “We arrested a man for aiding the accused Shuvo. He is on the run, and we are trying to arrest him.”

Our correspondents Nazmul Huda Nasim from Bogra, Asaduzzaman Ripon from Narsingdi, Shamima Rita from Narayanganj,  S M Rejaul Karim from Jhalokati, Abdullah Al Numan from Tangail and Aminul Islam Rana from Sirajganj contributed to this report.