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One arrested over gang-rape of housewife in Tangail

Two other rapists are on the run since the incident, police say

Update : 21 Apr 2021, 08:15 PM

A housewife is fighting for life at Tangail General Hospital after being gang-raped by three youths at Sakhipur of Tangail.

Police arrested Siam Hassan, 20, the prime accused in the case, on Wednesday afternoon, in a case filed by the survivor’s father under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Sakhipur police.

According to locals and police sources, the housewife lives with her husband at Sagardighi village of Ghatail upazila. On Tuesday afternoon, her family friend Joy Miah asked her for a chat and took her to Sakhipur on a motorcycle.

She was later taken to a house under ward 5 of the municipality where the three accused gang-raped her. When she fell severely ill, they took her to Tangail General Hospital and fled the scene.

Sakhipur police station Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) AHM Lutful Kabir said that they were trying to arrest the two other accused in the case.

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