A teenage girl was allegedly gang-raped in Jakiganj upazila of Sylhet after being kidnapped Tuesday night.
Family members said that the girl, a student of Class VII of a local school, went missing around 9:30pm after she went out of her house to use the toilet.
The victim’s guardians rescued her around one and a half hours later in an unconscious state from the backyard of Aftab Ali’s house in the neighbourhood.
The girl was taken to the Jakiganj Government Hospital early Wednesday and was later transferred to the One-stop Crisis Centre of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, said a relative of the victim.
Quoting the OCC staff, the relative said around 2:30pm on Wednesday that the victim had not regained consciousness yet.
He alleged that the girl was gang-raped and Aftab Ali’s son Kamrul Islam, 25, was involved in the matter.
When contacted by New Age, Jakiganj police officer-in-charge Habibur Rahman Hawlader confirmed the news.
He also said that a case would be filed with the police after receiving a written complaint from the victim’s guardians and the medical report from the OCC.
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