Another Noakhali gang rape accused held

United News of Bangladesh . Noakhali | Published at 01:22pm on January 11, 2019

Detectives in a drive arrested another accused from Gouripur in Cumilla early Friday in a case over the gang rape of a woman at village Charbajuli of Subarnachar in Noakhali on December 31.

The arrestee was Jamaluddin alias Henju Majhi, 29, a listed accused of the case.

Tipped-off, a team of DB police conducted a drive in Gouripur and arrested Henju Majhi, who remained absconding since the incident came to light, said Abul Khayer, inspector of DB police.

With this, 11 people have so far been arrested over the gang-rape.

Earlier, a total of six accused- Salauddin, Abu lHossain,Mohammad Sohel and Jashim Uddin - made confession over the gang rape.

On January 5, seven accused—Sohel, Jasim, BadshahAlamBasu, Ruhul Amin, Hasan Ali Bhulu, Swapan and Bechhu—were placed on a five-day remand in the case.

The woman, a mother of four, was gang raped at village Charjubli in the upazila on December 31 by a gang of 10-12 people allegedly being ordered by Ruhul Amin after the general election.