Between December 30, 2018 and Sunday, at least three women and a minor girl have been either gang-raped or raped in this upazila
A widow has been allegedly gang-raped by three men in Noakhali’s Subarnachar upazila.
The incident took place at Charmujam village under the upazila’s Mohammadpur union in the early hours of Sunday, according to the victim and police.
After the victim identified the perpetrators, police during raids on Sunday detained the three men — Nur Uddin, 40, Delwar Master, 50, and Nurul Huda, 38. All of them are from the same village.
The 23-year-old victim was admitted to Noakhali General Hospital in the morning by her relatives.
The hospital’s Resident Medical Officer Dr Syed Mohiuddin Abdul Azim said they conducted medical tests of the victim after she was brought in.
“We will be able to confirm whether she was raped after getting the test reports,” he added.
According to the victim, the trio stormed her home early yesterday with sharp weapons and took turns in raping her.
Charjabbar police station OC Sahed Uddin confirmed the matter, saying they detained the three men based on the victim’s allegation. “We will take necessary measures following investigations.”
Between December 30, 2018 and Sunday, at least six women and girls were either gang-raped or raped at Subarnachar upazila.