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7 arrested over rape

  • Published at 11:50 pm December 2nd, 2019
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Gopalgonj alleged rapist Raju Ahmed in police custody Dhaka Tribune

In Jhenaidah, police arrested a teacher of a boy's madrasa for reportedly raping students of his madrasa.

Seven people were arrested on Monday in connection with rape incidents.

In Rangpur, police arrested the prime accused in a case filed over the killing of a four-year-old girl after rape on Saturday in the Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur.

Parbatipur police station OC Mokhlesur Rahman said acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive at Tajhat of Rangpur city and arrested the suspect Amjad Hossain.

Police found the body of Abida Islam Mim inside a sack on Saturday when they had to break a locked door upon the call of help from the girl's family, added OC Mokhlesur.

According to the murder case filed by Mim's father, Amjad lured Mim to his house with chocolates when she was playing outside and then killed her after raping.

Police arrested Amjad’s grandmother Momina Bewa, 55, and uncle Shahinur Islam, 40, on Sunday in connection with the incident.

In Rajbari, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a man accused in a case filed for reportedly raping a fourth grade schoolgirl on November 21.

The suspect Md Anwar Bepari, 18, was arrested from his uncle's house in the Barakpur village of Rajbari sadar after RAB found evidence of the rape, said RAB 8 commanding officer Major Abdullah Al Moin Hasan through a press release.

According to the case filed by the girl's father, she was raped under the threat of murder by her home tutor Anwar and was physically abused prior to the incident.

In Jhenaidah, police arrested a teacher of a boy's madrasa for reportedly raping students of his madrasa.

Three other teenage students of the Chhoto Simla Hafizia Madrasa were also arrested for assisting the rapes. The accused Mobarok Hossain, 25, was produced before the court on Monday morning and later sent to jail.

Kaliganj police station OC Md Mahfuzur Rahman Mia said the accused were arrested after the police received complaints from the guardian of one victim.

Rokonpur Union Parishad Chairman Nasir Uddin said although the incident was reported five days ago he believed the incidents to be true after an inspection into the matter.

In Gopalganj, police arrested Raju Ahmed, 25, from Kashiani upazila for reportedly raping a schoolgirl and spreading photographs of the act online.

Our Correspondents Faruk hossain, Dinajpur; Kazi Tanvir Mahamud, Rajbari, Nayan Khondoker, Jhenaidah and Manoj Kumar Saha contributed to this report