The accused took the woman to a secluded forest in Rostampur where he raped her along with six of his friends
A woman was reportedly gang-raped by her lover. He called her to Ashulia where he and his friends raped her.
The main culprit was identified as Saiful.
Saiful was apparently having an affair with a housewife from Mirpur in Dhaka. At one stage of the love affair, he asked her to come to Rostampur in Ashulia, Dhaka, and gang raped the housewife with six of his friends.
Police arrested five people in a raid on Thursday night. The detained are between 20 and 27 years of age.
Ashulia police station Inspector (Operations) Abdur Rashid confirmed the matter. However, he did not disclose the identities of the four others detained.
Citing the housewife, the police said she had a love affair with Saiful. On September 24, the woman was brought to Ashulia.
Later, her so-called boyfriend took her to a secluded forest in Rostampur where his friends were already waiting. They then took turns raping her.
Learning of the rape, Ashulia police conducted an overnight operation on Thursday and arrested five people.
Ashulia police station Inspector (Operations) Abdur Rashid said five people have been arrested in connection with the gang rape. He said preparations are underway to file a case in this regard.