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    Four sued over rape

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 12:26am on October 16, 2019

    A case was filed against four rapists after a suicide note was found in the victim’s vanity bag at Laltek in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet...

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    Youth held over rape of Class VIII girl

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 02:31am on October 13, 2019

    The police on Saturday arrested a young man at Hatibandha in Lalmonirhat on charge of raping a Class VIII girl on Friday night. The arrested...

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    Nepal speaker arrested over rape allegations

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:05am on October 08, 2019

    Police have arrested the former speaker of Nepal’s parliament after a female employee in the assembly accused him of rape. A police van arrived at...

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    496 children raped in six months: report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on October 07, 2019

    A total of 496 children were raped during the first six months of the year, a jump of 41 per cent compared to the previous...

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    Hotel caretaker held for raping minor girl

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:24am on October 07, 2019

    Police on Saturday arrested the caretaker of a residential hotel for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in St Martin’s Island. The arrested is Imran Hossain,...

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    Six held over rape by lover, others

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:21am on October 05, 2019

    Six young men were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the rape of a madrassah girl at Shreefaltola in Rupsha upazila on Wednesday....

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    College girl raped in Lalmonirhat

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:31am on October 04, 2019

    A college student was raped allegedly by two local ‘goons’ at Mahendranagar of Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila on Wednesday night. The accused are Mazidul Islam, 39,...

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    Army begins probe

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on October 04, 2019

    The Bangladesh military said Thursday it had ordered an investigation after a Rohingya family in a refugee camp accused army troops of raping a 12-year-old...

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    Rape of and violence against women must end

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    When one rape is too many, the rape of 217 women and children only in September, the highest in any single month since 2010, sounds...

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    217 women raped in September

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    At least 217 women were raped in September, the highest in any single month since 2010, showed a report compiled by the Bangladesh Mahila Parishad....