They took the boy to a house adjacent to a brickfield near the Pathalia village where they sexually harassed him brutally several times
A high-school boy was sexually harassed after being abducted by three youths in the Dhanbari upazila of the district on Tuesday night.
According to sources, Mahfuzur Rahman Siam, 19, of the main road area, Imran Ali, 20, and Mintu Mian, 25, of the Edgah road area under the upazila abducted the boy from the Ambagan area around 8pm while the ninth grader of Dhanbari Govt Nawab Institution was coming home from a coaching centre.
They took the boy to a house adjacent to a brickfield near the Pathalia village where they sexually harassed him brutally several times.
The youths also filmed the scene on their mobile phones and demanded Tk80,000 from the family members of the victim as ransom.
They threatened them saying if they failed to pay the money, they would exposed the video to locals.
The family members informed the matter to the Dhanbari police station.
A team of police conducted a drive in the area and with the help of locals, arrested the youths and rescued the boy.
OC Mojibur Rahman said the suspects were sent to jail.
A case was filed in this connection, he added.