The arrested, Mojibur, receives two-day remand
Police has rescued a rape victim 14-year old female 10th-grade madrasa student after she went missing, for 20 days, following her abduction in Tangail.
She was rescued after the arrested bus assistant Mojibur Rahman, 42, from Sakhipur upazila, on Monday night, provided information.
Meanwhile, the district Women and Children Repression Court has ordered the arrested Mojibur to be taken in for a two-day remand, although police requested the court set a five-day remand on Monday.
Sakhipur police station Officer-in-Charge Amir Hossain told the Dhaka Tribune: “We have rescued the victim based on the information received from Mojibur. Mojibur has two wives; we have arrested his first wife along with him.”
The student’s mother filed a case against the suspects—Mojibur Rahman, 42, a bus assistant, and his wife Amena Begum— with the Sakhipur police station on Sunday night. They were arrested soon after the case was filed.
According to case details, Mojibur Rahman used to harass the student on her way to madrasa. On December 24, he abducted the student while on her way to Kalia bazaar in upazila’s Kalia union and raped her while holding her captive.
The victim’s mother claimed her family initially did not file a case, fearing public condemnation of her daughter, however, the family members continued searching for her in secret.