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Schoolgirl raped in Cox’s Bazar

  • Published at 09:38 pm February 1st, 2020
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The incident occurred at the Hebron Mission compound during a political program on Friday night, say police

A ninth-grade schoolgirl from Bandarban was reportedly raped inside a Christian missionary compound in Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

The incident occurred at the Hebron Mission compound during a political program on Friday night, say police.

The girl was rescued and taken to Lama Upazila Health Complex and was later transferred to Bandarban Sadar Hospital for better treatment. 

She is a resident of the hostel and a student at Lama Government High School. 

Police have arrested one Shimu Barua, 30, in this connection and handed him over to Chakaria police station.

Lama police station OC Appela Raju Naha confirmed and said: “After the girl’s parents filed a case with Chakaria police station, police conducted a drive and made an arrest.”

Meanwhile, around 150 students in the hostel are in a state of panic following the incident. Parents and guardians are also worried for the safety of their wards.