Two men were arrested in connection with their involvement gang rape of a college student in the Shimultoli area of Gazipur, the police said on Friday.
They were Ananda and Rana. However, two others, including the main accused and friend of the rape survivor, are still on the run.
The alleged crime happened on Thursday afternoon when the college student had gone to meet her friend Naim in Shimultoli.
However, Naim and his three other friends took turns to rape her, the victim’s family members told the police. The four had also tortured her brutally when she resisted the crime before dumping her at a local auto-rickshaw terminal.
The woman was spotted by locals, who rushed her to a hospital at 11 pm on Thursday.
Deputy commissioner of Gazipur Metropolitan Police Jakir Hasan said that sleuths from the Detective Branch arrested the two from Gazipur and Mymensingh, respectively, within 24 hours of the crime.
‘Efforts are on to nab the other accused, including Naim. Hopefully, all the perpetrators will soon be brought to justice,’ the DC said.
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