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3 held for gang raping woman in Dhaka

  • Published at 03:39 pm November 2nd, 2019

She was romantically involved with one of the accused

Police have detained three individuals accused of gang raping a female garment worker at the Hazaribagh area in Dhaka.

The incident took place in an under construction building in the area around 9pm on Friday.

The three detainees are Rony, Nazir, and Sagor, Hazaribag police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Ekram Ali Mia told Dhaka Tribune.

He said the victim was romantically involved with one of the accused, Rony. He lured her out of the house by promising to marry her and took her to the then abandoned building.

Then, he and his friends took turns in raping her, while another stood guard near the entrance, the OC added.

He said the three accused have been detained by police, on the basis of the victim’s statement.