In Bhola a class 7 student, 12, was allegedly raped in Charsamya union of sadar upazila
In Tangail, a child aged 7 was lured by an 85 year old and raped in his house.
Hossain Ali,85, is from Beribaid village of Beribaid union (Alokdiya) in Tangail.
The girl’s mother filed a case on Sunday night and took the child to Tangail General Hospital for conducting tests on Monday.
From locals and the police, it was found that the class 1 student was returning home from school when Hossain Ali lured the girl into his house where he raped her after tying her mouth.
The tie came loose and neighbours came to her rescue hearing her screams. They kept Hossain Ali confined in the house until police arrived.
Madhupur police station OC Tarik Kamal told Dhaka Tribune the accused has been arrested and was sent to jail after being produced in Tangail court.
In Bhola a class 7 student, 12, was allegedly raped in Charsamya union of sadar upazila.
The child was admitted to Bhola sadar hospital on Sunday.
According to locals and the family of the victim, the mother of the Madrasa student went to buy medicine when their neighbor Selim’s son Rayhan entered their house and raped her.
Hearing her screams, people came to her rescue and Rayhan fled the scene. The girl was taken to the hospital.
Mohsin Al Faruk, ASP of Bhola confirmed the matter.
Woman gang-raped in a bus
In Gazipur, a woman, 35, has been gang raped inside a passenger bus on Wednesday. Police arrested three people including the driver.
The incident occurred near the Bhogra Gorukata bridge at the Dhaka bypass in Gazipur.
The arrested are driver Amir Hossain,27, conductor Amit Shil,22, and helper Mojammel,23.
Nandalal Chowdhury, inspector of Basan police station of Gazipur said the victim was on her way to Tongi from Memberbari bus stand on an Ichamoti Paribahan bus on Wednesday night.
The driver and helper offloaded everyone except 2women after reaching Bhogra bypass.
When the two women tried to get down, they pushed them inside and sped toward Bhogra Peyara Bagan area. The rapists threatened to kill them if they scream.
At about 12am, they tied one of the women between two seats and raped her taking turns. The rapists fled from there on the early hours of Thursday.
Locals took the women to the police station after rescuing them. Police then seized the vehicle and arrested the accused from different areas after a woman, 50, filed a case in Basan police station.
The arrestees confessed to their crimes on Saturday in a Gazipur court.
In Comilla a woman was reportedly raped by her brother-in-law’s (bhashur) son in Dighirpar of Norpati area in Laksam upazila.
Police arrested the accused MasudRana, 28 and sent him to jail after producing him in court.
Laksam police station OC Nizam Uddin confirmed the incident and said: “On Sunday a home maker filed a case against her brother-in-law’s son under The Prevention of Women and Children Repression Act.”
According to the case statement, on Saturday like many other days the woman’s husband stayed at his shop, so she and her son went to sleep.
At 1am her distant brother-in-law Sirajul Islam’s son Masud Rana came into her room and threatened her and her son with a knife. He then took her outside and raped her.
Another brother-in-law’s son Jaane Alam came outside when he saw them and screamed.
Masud Rana fled from the scene and the woman was rescued in a senseless condition.
Our correspondents Raihanul Islam Akand, Gazipur; Masud Alam, Comilla; Ahad Chowdhury Tuhin, Bhola contributed to the report.