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Doctors confirm rape of Noakhali woman

  • Published at 09:29 pm January 3rd, 2019
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The medical test reports will be sent to police soon

Doctors have found evidence of rape during the examination of the woman who was gang-raped by a group of miscreants in Suburnachar upazila, Noakhali early on Monday.

Dr Md Khalil Ullah, supervisor of Noakhali General Hospital where the rape survivor is currently undergoing treatment, confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune on Thursday afternoon.

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“The medical test report will be sent to police soon, following due process,” he added.

The mother of four, 30, was forcefully taken out of her home at Modhya Bagya village in Subarnachar in the early hours of Monday, and gang-raped allegedly by 10-15 local members of the Awami League.

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Her husband, who filed a case against nine people with Char Jabbar police station on Monday night, alleged that his wife had been attacked because she had voted for the sheaf of paddy symbol in the 11th general elections on Sunday.

The news of the gang rape shocked the country, sparked protests in Dhaka and elsewhere, and drew condemnations on social media.

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Police have arrested five people so far, including prime suspect Sohel, 40, and Ruhul Amin, the alleged instigator behind the gang rape.