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Speech and hearing-impaired girl raped in Sunamganj

  • Published at 08:58 pm October 22nd, 2020
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Police arrested her neighbour Sohag for his involvement in the rape

A speech and hearing-impaired girl has reportedly been raped by her neighbour in the border areas of Tahirpur upazila, Sunamganj.

Police arrested a man named, Sohag Miah, 25, son of Abdul Hossain on Thursday morning and sent him to jail through the court.

Abdul Latif Talukdar, officer-in-charge of Tahirpur police station confirmed the incident.

Quoting locals, police said, Sohag intruded into the house of the 19-year-old girl on Wednesday afternoon and finding her alone in the house, he raped her.

Later, when her parents returned home, she informed them and the father of the victim filed a case with the police station under the Women and Child Repression Prevention Act.

“We sent the girl to a hospital for check ups. We are investigating the incident,” said the OC.