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Six-year-old raped in Jessore

  • Published at 04:57 pm August 24th, 2019
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An eighth-grader was gang-raped in Rangpur on Friday

A six-year-old girl was admitted to the Jessore General Hospital in critical condition after being raped.

The incident occurred in Chowgacha upazila of Jessore around 3pm yesterday.

According to the girl's mother, a local named Shib Roy, 19, abducted the girl from her house, when her mother was at a local temple. He then took her to his house, and raped her. The girl came back to her mother crying, and severely injured. She could only say that Shib had hurt her, and fell unconscious. 

She was taken to the upazila health complex, and later to Jessore General Hospital.

Manjurul Islam, physician of Chowgacha Health Complex, said: "The girl was provided primary treatment, and was referred to Jessore General Hospital as she had lost a lot of blood."

Chowgacha police station OC Rifat Khan Rajib confirmed the incident and said: "The girl was sent to hospital for medical attention, meanwhile, a case is being recorded. We will soon arrest the accused."

Eighth-grader gang-raped in Rangpur

An eighth-grader was abducted, and gang-raped in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur.

The incident occurred in Milonpur village of the upazila around 7:30pm on Friday.

The girl was found in the backyard of her family’s home yesterday morning, and was immediately taken to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH). She was later admitted to the hospital's One Stop Crisis Centre for better attention. 

According to the girl's father, two local men, Rubel, 18, and Alamgir, 19, kidnapped the girl on Friday evening, while she was out to collect water from a tube-well adjacent to the house.

They gang-raped her throughout the night, and left her in their family’s backyard in an unconscious state. 

Pirganj police station OC Suresh Chandra said: "I have heard of the incident, but no complaint was filed with the station yet. We will start an investigation as soon as we receive the complaint."

Dr Sohrab Hosssain, the on-duty physician of RMCH surgical ward 12, said: "The girl has lost a lot of blood due to gang-rape. She was shifted to the hospital's One Stop Crisis Centre."