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Woman blackmailed, raped for 7 months in N’ganj

  • Published at 12:41 am September 29th, 2019
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An elderly man was sued for trying to rape a third-grader in Bogra

A factory worker has reportedly been raped for seven months by her co-worker, who had been blackmailing her with the  rape footage in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj.

The woman lodged a case with Araihazar police station yesterday.

According to the case statement, the accused Rakib, 23, a co-worker of the woman, seduced her with false promise of marriage, initiated a physical relationship with her, and recorded the incident. Over the next seven months Rakib had been raping the woman by using threats of releasing the video on the net.

On Thursday night, Rakib took her to his friend’s house, and raped her once again. When the woman brought up the matter of marriage, he refused.

The woman also said she would be physically abused if she protested his abhorrent advances.

Araihazar police station OC Nazrul Islam said: “A case has been recorded and we will soon arrest the accused.”

Elderly man attempts to rape third-grader 

A case was filed yesterday over the attempted rape of a third-grade schoolgirl in Sariakandi upazila of Bogra.

According to the case statement, the accused Abdul Matin, 60, a neighbour of the girl, used to sexually harass the eight-year-old girl. 

On Thursday morning, when the girl was heading for school, Abdul abducted her to a deserted place, and tried to rape her. Hearing her screams, locals rushed in and saved her, but Abdul fled the scene.

Sariakandi police station OC Al Amin said: “We have recorded a case and will soon arrest the accused.”