The accused raped the girl after her mother rejected his marriage proposal to her
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested the main accused in a case filed over the rape of a 17-year-old girl of Pakistani origin.
The accused, Al Amin, 20, was arrested from Panchanagar village in Rajibpur area of Kurigram.
In a press briefing at RAB 12 headquarters in Sirajganj, Lt Col Abdullah Momen said: "Five months ago, the Pakistani woman, with her daughter, visited her in-laws’ house in Gopalpur upazila of Tangail.
"On April 16, Al Amin, the prime accused, with his friends abducted the girl and raped her, after the mother rejected his marriage proposal to her teen daughter.”
"The next day, police rescued her from Mahishakandi area of Sarishabari upazila in Jamalpur.”
The girl’s mother filed a case against three persons under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act on the same day, he added.