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Man arrested for raping daughter

The father took the advantage of them being alone and raped his teen daughter on multiple occasions

Update : 14 Oct 2020, 06:21 PM

A 14-year-old teenage girl has reportedly been raped by her father in Uttar Harintana area of Khulna municipality.

According to police, they arrested the accused, Md Shahidul Islam, 36, from the area in the early hours of Wednesday.

When her mother left the four children with him, the father started to rape the teenage girl. When she revealed the incident to her grandmother, with help of locals she informed the police. Police later arrested Shahidul from his house.

“We are investigating the incident. The girl was sent to the Khulna Medical College Hospital for treatment,” said Kanailal Sarker, deputy commissioner of police and also a convenor of Khulna Metropolitan police.

Three held for rape in three districts

At least three people have been arrested for raping three woman in three districts around the country.

The incidents took place Sunday to Tuesday.

In Cox’s Bazar, a woman was reportedly raped by her boyfriend and two of his associates in Maheshkhali.

Quoting the rape survivor, OC Md Abdul Hye of Maheshkhali police station said, the accused, Ebad Ullah had a romantic relationship with the girl.

On Sunday, the prime accused Ebad took her to a deserted place and raped her taking turns with Khairul Amin and Noor Hakim, the other accused.

They also recorded the act and blackmailed the girl’s family for ransom.

“With help of the locals we arrested the prime accused Ebad. He confessed to his crimes before the court,” said the officer.

In Narsingdi, a mentally challenged woman, 32, has been raped in Madhabdi.

Yusuf Ahmed, a sub-inspector in charge of the Panchdona police camp, said: “The accused rapist Solaiman called the woman, who was abandoned by her husband, to a room in the corner of a farm and raped her on Tuesday.”

In Satkhira, police arrested a man named Solaiman Molla, 38, for raping his sister-in-law in Sadar’s Madhabkati village.

The accused came to visit her on Monday evening. At around 9pm he forcibly raped her. 

When she screamed, locals rushed to the spot and rescued her. Solaiman was caught and handed over to the police, said Inspector Borhan Uddin of Sadar police station.

“We sent him to jail after producing him before the court,” said the police officer.

Our correspondents Hedait Hossain, Khulna, Abdul Aziz, Cox’s Bazar, Asaduzzaman Ripon, Narsingdi,Asaduzzaman Sarder, Satkhira,  have contributed to this report.

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