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Two held for RMG worker's gang-rape

  • Published at 06:59 pm February 25th, 2020
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In Narsingdi, an 11-year-old child was raped on Monday in Shibpur area

A readymade garment worker was allegedly raped by three men on Sunday night in Narsinghapur, Ashulia.

Police arrested two youths identified as Rana Sarker, 25, and Arif Hossain, 29, on Monday for their alleged involvement to the rape and produced them before the court on Tuesday, police sources say.

The 19-year-old girl was romantically involved with her neighbour Samiul Islam Mridha alias Sohan, 22, and on Sunday evening he took her to his friend, Arif's house. Sohan locked her in a room where the other two were waiting, and the three men brutally raped her afterwards. They threatened the girl to not mention the incident to anyone but the girl filed a complaint with Ashulia police station, the case statement says.

Fazlul Haque, inspector of Ashulia police station said: "We are making drives to arrest the prime accused Sohan, and another suspect Rana is also an accused in another rape case.

"We sent the girl to the DMCH's One Stop Crisis Centre for check-ups," he added.

11-year-old raped in Narsingdi, four held for rape in other districts 

In Narsingdi, an 11-year-old child was raped on Monday in Shibpur area.

The accused, Anik, 24, reportedly took the child to a deserted place and brutally raped her, said Shibpur Model police Inspector Mominul Islam.

"Acting on a case filed on Tuesday we are making drives to arrest the accused," said the official.

In Bogra, a rape-survivor minor --who recently gave birth to a child-- filed a case with Dhunat police station against her alleged rapist and two others on Monday.

The accused, Mehedi Hasan allegedly raped the teen ten months ago that made her pregnant and when her family spoke to the other accused, Fazlu Miah, Mehedi's father, denied taking responsibility for the matter. 

The rape survivor's mother alleged that not only Mehedi's family, but the local Chairman Azhar Ali also tried to cover up the injustice her daughter went through, that's why they filed a case against the three.

Dhunat Police OC Ismail Hossain said: "We are conducting drives to arrest the prime accused."

Security measures have been taken for the safety of the teen-mother and her newborn, and she will be sent for necessary check-ups soon, the OC added.

In Comilla, police arrested and sent two men to jail in separate incidents of rape in the city and Debidwar.

In Sangraish area, police arrested a man on Monday, who reportedly raped his wife's teen niece and made her pregnant.

The accused, Abul Hasem, confessed to his crimes before the court and was sent to jail, said Kotwali police SI Md Suman Miah.

In Debidwar, police arrested a man for raping his eighth grader cousin and sent him to jail on Monday after producing him before the court.

The accused, Liton Miah, 26, used to tutor the teen and reportedly raped her. When she got pregnant he also made her take medicines which led to her abortion. 

Liton confessed to his crimes, confirmed Debidwar police OC Md Johirul Anowar.

Our correspondents Asaduzzaman Ripon, Narsingdi; Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra; and Masud Alam, Comilla contributed to the report.