Another held over Tangail housewife’s gang rape

Our Correspondent . Tangail | Published: 14:53, May 16,2019


Tangail police arrest Md Uzzal Miah, 25, on Thursday for his alleged involvement in gang rape of a housewife in the district. — New Age photo

Police arrested another accused for gang raping a housewife at Tangail on Thursday.

The arrested is Md Uzzal Miah, 25, son of Faraz Ali of Foilargona area of the district.

Musharaf Hossain, investigation officer of the case and in-charge of Sadar police outpost, told journalists that on information they arrested Uzzal in Sabalia area of Tangail district town.

A total of seven, out of eight accused rapists, have so far been arrested in this connection.

In April 2019, a group of men raped the victim in Tangail New Bus Stand area.  

The other arrested in the case are — Md Yusuf Rana, 25, Md Robin Miah, 25, Mofij Miah, 21, Zahidul Islam, 21, Md Ibrahim Ibn Al Beruni, 20 and Tanjirul Islam Tajin, 22.

Of the accused, only Hasan Sikdar is absconding.

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