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Narsingdi doctor arrested for reportedly raping minor

  • Published at 08:07 pm June 1st, 2019
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Promising better treatment and a nursing job, Julfiqar lured the teenager to his residence, and reportedly raped her on multiple occasions

Police arrested a doctor in a case filed for reportedly raping a teenage girl in Narsingdi.

The rape suspect, Ashraf Uddin Julfiqar, 50, is a resident medical officer of a garments factory in Shilamandi of Sadar upazila.

According to the girl's family, Julfiqar used to treat patients in a private clinic at Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh where the girl was his patient. 

On April 13, promising better treatment and a nursing job, he lured the girl to his Narsingdi residence, and reportedly raped her on multiple occasions. He also threatened her to keep the matter concealed.

Later, locals rescued the girl and informed the police.

Narsingdi Model police station OC Md Syeduzzaman said: "After the locals informed us, we arrested Julfiqar, and rescued the girl on Friday. The girl’s mother filed a case with the police station. We are looking into the case.”

The rape survivor was sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital for treatment, said the police OC.