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Fifth grade rape survivor gives birth

  • Published at 10:17 pm December 15th, 2019
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Jessore police arrested Sagar (left) and his friend Sajeeb for rape on Sunday, December 16, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

According to a rape case filed on August 20, the minor was allegedly raped by her uncle Jewel and two others unnamed on multiple occasions for over a year

A fifth grade girl, who is a rape survivor, gave birth to a baby girl in Barisal Sher E Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) on Saturday.

According to a rape case filed on August 20, the minor was raped reportedly by her uncle Jewel and two others unnamed on multiple occasions for over a year.

Police arrested Jewel on October 30 and submitted a charge sheet to the court. If a court order is issued, police will file another case on behalf of the teenager and proceed to arrest the duo, confirmed Bakerganj police station OC Abul Kalam. 

Three held for rape

A woman and a minor were gang raped in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday.

In Gopalganj, a woman from Chitalmari upazila was gang-raped reportedly by her boyfriend and his friends on Friday.

Tungipara police arrested the prime accused Rafiq Munshi, 21, on Saturday night, said police OC AFM Nasim.

The other two accused, Mazharul Sheikh, 22, and Abu Daud Milton Sheikh, 21, are on the run, he added.

In Jessore, a ninth grader was gang-raped reportedly by her alleged lover and his friend in Jagadishpur, of Chaugachha upazila on Saturday.

Chaugachha police yesterday arrested, Sagar Ahmed, and his friend Sajeeb Rahman after a case was filed.

Our correspondents Manoj Kumar Saha, Gopalganj, Md Tauhid Zaman, Jessore contributed to this report