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Woman, child raped, four sexually harassed

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The incidents took place in three districts

A child was reportedly raped, a man was arrested for rape, and four other schoolgirls were sexually harassed in Chuadanga, Magura, Nilphamari districts respectively on Thursday and Friday. 

In Chuadanga, a schoolgirl was reportedly raped in Paikpara village in Alamdanga upazila on Thursday.

The accused Ahamad Ali, the son of Marfat Ali from the same village, is now on run, said, Alamdanga police station OC Assaduzzman Munshi. '' We are conducting raid to arrest the rapist.''

The child was playing in a field beside her home on Thursday afternoon. The accused took the child to a nearby deserted place and raped her, said police, quoting locals.

In Magura, police on Friday arrested a man allegedly for taking part in the gang-rape of a woman in Dhaka.

The arrested Nazrul Islam, 30, reportedly on August 13, took the woman to Dhaka, promising her work in Saudi Arabia. Later, Nazrul, his friends Mokarram Ali, Arju Sheikh and two others held the woman captive in Darus Salam area and gang-raped her, said Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Magura Sadar police station.

“On September 12, the woman managed to escape and file a written complaint after returning to Magura.” 

“We are trying to arrest the other rapists,” the OC added.

In Nilphamari, four kindergarteners have been sexually harassed by a schoolteacher in Gorgram union.

The accused Abu Taher, 32, is on run, said locals.

According to the locals, Taher has been sexually harassing his students during handwriting classes in his kindergarten school.

On Monday, the students informed their guardians of the matter. Subsequently, guardians went to the school for Taher, but he managed to flee the scene. 

When Taher came back on Thursday, locals called the police; but once again he managed escape with the help of some influential.

Nilphamari police station OC Mominul Islam said: '' We told the girl’s parents to file a case, so we can take legal actions.''