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Teenagers raped, sexually harassed

  • Published at 09:24 pm June 21st, 2019
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Police arrested two men in connection with these incidents

A teenage girl was raped in Savar, and another child fell victim to an attempted rape on a Rajshahi-bound train on Thursday.

Police arrested two men in connection with these incidents.

In Pabna, a teenager was sexually harassed by a man on a Rajshahi-bound Silk City Express train, who also attempted to rape her.

The incident took place in Ishwardi upazila around 11pm on Thursday.

Police have arrested Mominul Islam, 26, a construction worker.

Ishwardi Railway police station OC Shubir Dutta said: "The teenager boarded the train with her grandmother, and aunt from Sirajganj. She went to the washroom when the train was near Ishwardi Bypass. Mominul Islam, managed to get in, and locked himself in the washroom with the girl, sexually harassed her, and tried to rape her.

After hearing the girl scream, passengers rescued her from Mominul, and handed him over to the police.

As the incident took place in Ishwardi upazila, he was brought to the Ishwardi police station.

In Savar, a teenage girl was raped in Shyampur village of Hemayetpur area on Thursday night.

Police have arrested Saddam Hossain, 26, yesterday following a case filed by the girl’s father in the morning.

According to the case statement, Saddam abducted the girl to an abandoned building, and raped her. Hearing her scream, locals came, and rescued the girl. Saddam managed to escape.

Family members demand proper justice against the culprit.