Another held over rape of three girls

Our Correspondent . Tangail | Published: 23:57, Jan 29,2020


Police arrested another accused in connection with the rapes of three girls at Satkua in Ghatail upazila of Tangail.

The arrested, Rasel, was produced before court where he gave confessional statement to judicial magistrate Farzana Hasanat on Wednesday. After recording his confessional statement, the magistrate ordered sending him to jail.

On Tuesday, two others gave confessional statements. Another accused is yet to record his statement.

On Sunday, three Class IX students were raped at Ghatail in Tangail.

On Monday, father of one of the victims filed a case with Ghatail police station and police detained three young men in this connection.

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.

When they along their friends Shaheen and Rhidoy reached Satkua areas, a group of 5–7 people stopped them, beat their male friends severely and raped the three girls.

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