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999 call saves Chittagong girl from rape

  • Published at 04:29 pm January 27th, 2020
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Duty Officer of Patenga Police Station spoke with the victim while Sub-Inspector (SI) Sumon rushed to the spot with a team and raided the house

An attempted rape was foiled by the victim after she called national emergency service 999 to seek help from police on Monday.

The victim called 999 in the early hours of Monday (2:56am) and told the police that she had been held captive in a house at Kathgora in Patenga by some miscreants who tricked her with promises of providing a job, reports UNB.

Duty Officer of Patenga Police Station spoke with the victim while Sub-Inspector (SI) Sumon rushed to the spot with a team and raided the house.

The 17-year-old victim was rescued and four people including a woman were arrested from the spot, according to a press release issued by the national emergency service.

SI Sumon said the victim was looking for a job when the female detainee took her to the house with promise of employment.

Sumon also said: “The arrestees were planning to rape the girl and push her into prostitution.”