2 held over gang-rape in Narayanganj

The Daily Star  May 17, 2019

2 held over gang-rape in Narayanganj

Star Online Report

Report of a housewife gang-raped has surfaced in Narayanganj’s Araihazar upazila. The culprits said to have filmed the incident as well.

The victim filed a case with the Araihazar Police Station accusing six persons yesterday, our local correspondent reports quoting police.

Two of the accused – Mobarak Hossain, 18, and Yakub Hossain, 37 – have been arrested, Araihazar Police Station Inspector Shafiul Islam said.

According to the case statement, Selim, 30, Mainuddin, 25, Sohel, 27 and Abul, 26, abducted the victim on May 5 and gang-raped her in a paddy field.

They also filmed the incident and two of their men – Mobarak and Yakub – threatened her to release the video on social media if she goes to police.

The culprits also tried to blackmail the victim into further sexual contact.

The victim was sent to the Narayanganj Genaral Hospital for medical check-up, the police official said. “We are investigating the incident.”

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