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Four held for rape

  • Published at 09:03 pm January 13th, 2020
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Police present Alamin in front of media after the arrest from his home in Narsingdi on Monday, January 13, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

A man was arrested for the attempted rape of a minor in Ashulia's Kurgao area

At least four were arrested for rape in separate incidents.

In Narsingdi, police arrested a man early Monday for raping a student of class three.

The accused Alamin, 35, was arrested from his own home.

Narsingdi sadar model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Syeduzzaman said Alamin forced the minor to a banana plantation when she was returning home from Kalirbazar in Chinishpur, and raped her, gagging her with a towel.

"Alamin fled the scene when the victim started screaming. The locals found her covered in blood and took her to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital. She was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital when her condition worsened," added the OC.

The victim's family filed a case in this connection.

The accused was sent to court Monday afternoon, said the OC.

In Gazipur, RAB 4 arrested a man Monday afternoon for a gangrape case.

The arrested, Md Sohel Rana alias Babu, 30, is the main accused in the case.

RAB 4 CPC-2  Company Commander, Maj Shibli Mostofa, said a gangrape was reported on January 3. The victim's brother filed a case in this connection, accusing four by name and 2 or 3 others who are unidentified.

"The accused went into hiding after the incident. Babu was arrested from Telihati in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur district and we are trying to arrest the other accused," added Shibli.

In Savar, two were arrested in different incidents.

A man was arrested Saturday night for raping a female garment worker in Ghoshbag of Ashulia.

The arrested is Iqbal Hossain, 28.

Ashulia police station Sub Inspector (SI) Fajar Ali said on January 11, the victim went to her cousin's room where only Iqbal was present, her cousin's brother-in-law. Taking advantage of the situation, Iqbal tied up her arms and legs and raped her.

"Based on the victim's complaint, Iqbal was detained the same night. After a case was filed in this connection, the accused was sent to court on Sunday and the court granted a one day remand for him," added the SI.

Elsewhere, a man was arrested for the attempted rape of a minor in Ashulia's Kurgao area.

The arrested is Alhaj, 55.

According to the victim's family, on January 11, the child was playing in a field beside their house in Kurgao when their neighbour Alhaj lured the child to a corner of the field and attempted to rape him. The child started screaming and managed to run away and escape.

Police detained the accused the same night after receiving a written complaint from the victim's family.

Confirming the matter, Ashulia police station SI Aswadur Rahman said: "The accused was sent to court after a case was filed against him."

Our correspondents Asaduzzaman Ripon, Narsingdi and Md Nadim Hossain, Savar contributed to the report.