During interrogation, the arrested youths admitted that they raped the teenage girl on June 12, after she repeatedly refused an illicit proposal from Sajib, police say
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested two alleged rapists on charges of gang-raping a teenage girl from Mithapukur Bazar in Mithapukur upazila of Rangpur.
The arrests took place on Saturday afternoon, reports BSS.
“On a tip-off, an operational team of RAB-13conducted a raid in the bazar area and arrested the suspected rapists,” a press release issued here by Media Officer of RAB-13 and Senior ASP Siddique Ahmad today.
The elite force conducted the raid and arrested the rapists after getting a complaint from the victim and her father.
The arrestees are Shree Sajib Babu alias Sakib, 26, son of Nani Gopal of village Khamar Tyebpur and Md. Shipan Miah, 22, son of late Moazzem Hossain of nearby Durgapur village in Mithapukur upazila of Rangpur district.
“During interrogation, the arrested youths admitted that they raped the teenage girl one after another in a betel nut garden near the victim’s house on June 12, after she repeatedly refused an illicit proposal from Sajib,” the release added.
After completing necessary legal formalities, the elite force handed over the arrested rapists to Mithapukur police station.