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Pakistani girl rape: Main accused arrested in Kurigram

  • Published at 10:36 pm April 23rd, 2019
Tangail Pakistan girl rape arrested Sirajganj- Dhaka Tribune - 23.04.2019
Rapid Action Battalion personnel present before media Al Amin, who is accused of raping of a 17-year-old Pakistani teenage girl in Tangail, after arresting him from Kurigram's Rajibpur area on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

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.