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Three arrested for gang-rape of housewife in Patuakhali

  • Published at 09:43 am October 8th, 2021
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One of the accused is the woman’s brother-in-law

Police have arrested three men for raping a housewife in Rangabali upazila in Patuakhali. 

The arrestees have been identified as her brother-in-law Solaiman, 22, Bappy, 24, and Arif Khan, 23. 

Solaiman and Bappy were arrested from Galachipa upazila by Charshiba camp police in the early hours of Thursday while Arif was arrested from Bhar Nazir village by Rangabali station police. 

On Wednesday night, the victim's father filed a case with Rangabali police station against seven people including Arif Khan, as the main accused. 

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According to the complaint, the woman left her in-laws' house at Charbishwash village for her father's home in Char Beshtani village in Rangabali upazila with her brother-in-law Solaiman at 10am on Wednesday.

At the launch terminal in Char Agasti, Solaiman took her and boarded Arif Khan's trawler where they later raped her consecutively near the Shaper Khal area around noon. 

Officer-in-Charge of Rangabali police station Jaglul Hasan said the three accused were produced before court on Thursday and effort is on to arrest the others.