Police arrested seven people who confessed to their crimes
A readymade garments worker has reportedly been raped by seven men after her alleged ex-boyfriend plotted the incident in Chandina, Comilla.
Police arrested seven people who were involved in the rape, acting on a case filed by the woman on Monday.
The arrestees are Sumon Miah, 27, Hossain, 19, Jahid, 30, Nazmul, 27, Sohel, 30, Abu Musa, 19, and Sanaullah, 35.
The RMG worker and Sumon Miah, the prime accused, had a brief romantic relationship, which ended when the woman was married off elsewhere, local sources said.
However, plotting revenge, Sumon reportedly called and told her that he had kidnapped her husband and would not let him go free until she came to rescue him.
On Friday night at around 8pm, when the woman came to meet Sumon in Harikhola Mazar area of Chandina, he reportedly handed her over to the seven men, who later raped her in turn, says the case statement.
Confirming the incident, Chandina police station OC Shamsuddin Mohammad Ilias said: “We arrested the seven people right after the case was filed. They have confessed to their crimes.”