Upon failing to force them into prostitution, Helena handed them over to Shakil who later raped one of the girls
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-12) rescued two teenage girls from attempted forced prostitution in Sarikandi, Bogra and arrested three people including a woman in this connection.
Officials of RAB-12 made a drive to the Pouro Park area of the upazila on Thursday evening and arrested the three reported perpetrators including an alleged sex worker.
The arrestees are Abu Hanif, 26, Shakil Sheikh, 24, and Jannatul Firdaus Helena, 17, confirmed Ershadur Rahman, acting company commander of RAB-12.
The seventh graders were lured and kidnapped from their homes by the accused, Helena on Tuesday. When she failed to force them into prostitution, Helena handed them over to Shakil who then raped one of the girls, he said.
Acting on a complaint filed by the victim’s family, we made a drive to the area and arrested the perpetrators, the RAB official added.