Savar housewife ‘gang-raped,’ 5 held

United News of Bangladesh . Savar | Published: 15:39, Mar 05,2019


A housewife has allegedly been gang-raped by seven people at Goailbari Machinepar in Ashulia on early Tuesday.

Police arrested five people—Zafar Kazi, 22, Nazmul Hossain, 20, Shahidul Islam, 44, Raham Ali, 20, and Amir Hossain, 31 —for their alleged involvement in the incident.

Rizaul Haq Dipu, officer-in-charge of Ashulia police station, said that seven people took the housewife to an abandoned house on Monday night promising to give her a good job. But, they raped her in turns throughout the night.

Later, the victim lodged a complaint with Ashulia police station in this regard.

Following the complaint, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested five of the alleged rapists, the OC said, adding that the victim was sent to the one-stop crisis centre of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital for medical test.

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