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Woman gang-raped in Madaripur, 2 arrested

  • Published at 02:04 pm December 13th, 2020
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The woman was raped as she refused the proposal of getting into sex work, the case details say

A woman was gang-raped reportedly by four men, while a woman assisted them, on Saturday in Madaripur's Shibchar upazila.

The incident took place in a house in Pacchor Bakhererkandi area of the upazila after the woman was abducted from in front of Shonar Bangla Plaza in Shibchar on Saturday.

Police on Saturday night arrested two people including the woman who assisted them in the rape, after the survivor filed a case against five at Shibchar police station.

The arrested accused were identified as Akhi Akhter, 25, and Subol Mondal alias Sumon Molla, 32, while the other accused are Shohag Hawladar, 35, Eskan, 37, and Sohel,35.

Confirming, Shibchar police station Officer-in-Charge Miraj Hossain, said that they have found truth in the rape accusation after a preliminary investigation.

According to the case statement, the woman was confined in the house at Pacchor Bakerkhandi from Saturday morning to afternoon, while she was raped in two phases.

Subsequently, the accused individuals were moving the woman to another spot, when she managed to scream on the way. Locals intervened but the culprits managed to flee the spot.

The case details also mentions that the woman was raped as she refused the proposal of getting into sex work by the accused woman who assisted in the rape.

Sub-Inspector Amir Hossain, the investigating officer of the case said the woman was sent to Madaripur Sadar Hospital for a medical test.