Despite her strong claim at the arbitration meeting, the girl alleged she was insulted, threatened, and later banished from her village by the accused people
A woman --who was reportedly raped and made pregnant by her neighbour in Narayanganj’s Rupganj-- along with her family have been reportedly threatened and banished from her village by influential people.
Police arrested a man named Mohammed Ali, father of the suspected rapist Rabbi Miah, 30, after a case was lodged with Rupganj police station on Monday.
Confirming the incident, Rupganj police station OC Mahmudul Hasan said: “A case was filed by the woman under the Woman and Child Repression Prevention Act.
“We already arrested on of the accused and making drives to arrest the rest,” added the OC.
Along with the prime accused Rabbi, 30, --who raped the woman for the last 1.5 years-- the other accused Rafikul, Nabir Hossain, Salauddin, Bekari Mithu, and Mizan were named in the case because of their involvement in threatening and banishing the victim’s family from Hatipara village.
The case statement said Rabbi had raped the girl for the last 1.5 years with a promise of marriage and when she got pregnant he refused to marry her. When he ghosted the girl, she complained to his family and later was asked to join the arbitration meeting.
Despite her strong claim, the girl alleged she was insulted, threatened, and later banished from her village by the accused people.