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Adivasi girl raped

Update : 10 Mar 2015, 07:06 PM

A 13-year old adivasi girl was raped by a gang of miscreants at Nunchchari village under Dighinala upazila of Khagrachari on Monday night.

The victim, a student of class X at Babuchchara High School, was undergoing treatment at the Khagrachari Adhunik Sadar Hospital, police said.

Tighinala police station officer-in-charge M Shahadat Hossain Tito said they have arrested a man named M Shahriar Sohel, 29, on charge of his involvement in the incident.

A case was filed with the police station under the Prevention of Oppression Against Women and. Children Act 2000 in this connection, he said.  

A tensed situation was prevailing in the area. Additional law enforcers have been deployed to avoid any untoward incident. 

Quoting locals, police said the miscreants led by Shahriar intercepted the victim when she along with two brothers was going to attend a religious programme at Bon Bihar in the upazila on that night. Condemning the incident, Nomita Chakma, vice president of Chittagong Hill Tract Women Resources Network, demanded immediate arrested of and punishment to the culprits. 

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