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12:00 AM, August 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:25 AM, August 17, 2019

Gaibandha cop sued over rape of college girl

5 more rapes reported in 4 dists

A police constable has been sued on charge of raping his girlfriend in Gaibandha.

The victim’s mother filed the case against Constable of Rangpur range Abu Bakkar Siddiqui and his aide Aminul Islam, with Gaibandha Sadar Police Station Thursday.

Both of them are on the run, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) Khan Md Shahriar.

The 19-year-old girl was a class XI student at a local college and had a relationship with Bakkar, said her mother.

On Tuesday, they went to visit some nearby places, but Bakkar and his friend Aminul tricked her into entering a bamboo garden where they tortured and raped her, she said.

The girl was sent to hospital for medical examination.


Meanwhile, a seven-year-old girl was raped in Khulna city yesterday when she went to a neighbour’s house to play with other children.

A young man lured the girl with chocolate and raped her at another house, ac-cording to the victim’s mother.

“There was a wedding ceremony of my cousin going on next door. At that time, we could not find her for about 20-25 minutes. When she returned, she was bleeding,” the mother said. The girl said she did not know the rapist, but can rec-ognise him.

Deputy Police Commissioner of Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) Ehsan Shah said a special team of police is conducting raids to arrest the rapist.

The girl was treated at Khulna Medical College Hospital.


In Jhalakathi, a 22-year-old woman was raped by her suitor on Thursday night.

Shakhawat Hossain, OC of Nalchhity Police Station, said the families of the victim and the suspect, Sagar Hawladar, were recently having discussion about their marriage.

Around 8:30pm on Thursday, Sagar took the woman by motorbike to an orchard and raped her with the help of his aide Riaz, the OC said.

Locals caught Sagar hearing her screams, but Riaz fled.

The woman was first taken to Nalchhity Upazila Health Complex and then to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital for excessive bleeding, said the victim’s father.

A case was filed against the two, said the OC.


Police arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in Ja-shore’s Chowgachha upazila.

The girl was home alone in the afternoon when neighbour Khairul Islam, 35, sneaked into the house and raped her, said her mother.

Locals caught Khairul hearing the child’s screams.

A case was filed against him, said OC of Chowgachha Police Station Rifat Khan Raj-ib.



A 13-year-old madrasa student was allegedly raped at her home by her cousin in Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila on Thursday night.

The victim’s father filed a case with Borhanuddin Police Station yesterday even-ing.

According to the case statement, Shohag Hawlader, the victim’s cousin, came to her home and raped her as she was staying alone at home.

The victim was sent to Bhola Sadar Hospital for treatment.


A 35-year-old widow was allegedly gang-raped by three men in Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila yesterday.

According to the victim’s sister, the woman went to feed poultry in the morning. As soon as she reached the poultry shed, adjacent to her house, three men caught her.

The men tied her up in a farm house and raped, she added.

Locals later rescued the woman from the farm house and admitted her to Bhola Sadar Hospital.

No case was filed till the time this report was filed.

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