Woman raped after kidnap in Cox’s Bazar

60-yr-old held for rape attempt in Tangail

A woman has been allegedly raped after abduction in Chakarai upazila of Cox’s Bazar, reports our correspondent.

Police on Friday arrested one Mozammel, 40, and Zafar Alam, 25, in connection with the incident, said Md Habibur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chakaria Police Station.

On Thursday night, Mozammel and Zafar abducted the woman when she was on her way to the upazila health complex from her house.

They later took the woman to a house in sawmill area of Lakkharchar union and raped her.

On information, police rushed to the spot and rescued the woman and arrested the duo.

The victim then filed a case with the police station in this connection, said the OC, adding that she has been admitted to the One-Stop Crisis Centre of Cox’s Bazar General Hospital for medical test.

Meanwhile, a 60-year-old man was arrested in Tangail’s Basail upazila yesterday on charge of trying to rape a minor schoolgirl, reports our correspondent.

The arrestee is Sohrab Miah, father of three children at Tenguriapara village in Habla union.

The girl’s father, driver of a three-wheeler, filed a case with Basail Police Station on Friday night under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.

According to the case statement, Sohrab took the girl, a class II student of a local school, to an abandoned house luring her of giving money while she was playing at an orchard adjacent her house on Thursday.

The girl screamed when Sohrab tried to rape her. Hearing screams, locals rushed to the spot and rescued the girl. However, Sohrab managed to flee the scene.

Sub-inspector Mahmudul Hasan of Basail Police Station said yesterday noon, the arrestee was produced before a Tangail court that later sent him to jail.

Source: The Daily Star

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