3 raped in Tangail, 2 held

Our Correspondent . Tangail | Published: 23:29, Jan 27,2020


Three Class IX students were raped at Ghatail in Tangail on Sunday.

On Monday, father of one of the rape victims filed a case with Ghatail police station and police detained two people in this connection.

According to the case statement, the rape victims went to attend a farewell programme and a milad mahfil at their school. After the programmes, four girl students of Class IX went on an outing in the hilly areas of Ghatail.

At about 1:30pm, when they reached Jharka area their two male friends Shaheen and Rydhoy joined them. They went to Satkua area under Sandhanpur union of Ghatail upazila where suddenly a group of 5-7 people blocked them and beat their male friends severely and raped three of the girls.

Deputy director of Tangail General Hospital Sadaruddin said that the victims were admitted to the hospital on Monday at about 3:45 pm.

Superintendent of police of Tangail Sanjit Kumar Roy said a case was lodged with Ghatail police station in this connection on Monday.

Two people were detained, he said, adding that police were trying to arrest others.

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