The incident took place in the Chakpara area of Maona union in the early hours of Monday
A Ready-Made-Garment worker has reportedly been gang-raped by her neighbor and his associate in Sreepur, Gazipur.
The incident took place in the Chakpara area of Maona union in the early hours of Monday.
Acting on a case filed by the rape survivor, police arrested a man named Ashraful Alam, 22, while the other accused, Jahangir Alam, 33, is on the run, confirmed Khandaker Imam Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sreepur police station.
In the case statement, the rape survior said the prime accused, her neighbour Asraful Alam, sneaked into her room through her bathroom window ceiling and helped his associate Jahangir to enter the house through the door. Around 12am on Monday, they forcefully raped her and threatened to kill her if she revealed the incident.
However, in the morning she let her neighbours and police know about the incident which prompted the arrest, said OC Khandaker Imam Hossain.
“We sent her to a hospital for check-ups and making drives to arrest the other accused,” added the officer.