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Three held over rape attempts

‘Rapist’ arrested in Lalmonirhat

Three people were arrested over rape attempt charges in Mymensingh and Faridpur yesterday while another was held on charge of raping a schoolgirl in Lalmonirhat on Tuesday, report our correspondents.

Meanwhile, a stalker was jailed in Sunamganj while a youth was sent to jail in a rape case in Cox’s Bazar yesterday.

In Lalmonirhat, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a man on charge of raping a third grader at Harinchawra village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday.

The accused is Ramjan Ali, 50, a resident of the village, said a Rab official, adding that the victim is Ramjan’s neighbour.

Ramjan allegedly raped the schoolgirl luring her with chocolate in his house on May 5 and fled the scene. After the incident, a case was filed against him.

In Mymensingh, police arrested two people on charge of attempting to rape a female garment worker in Bhaluka upazila.

The arrestees are Nazmul Islam, 25, manager of MK Filling Station in Nishinda of Bhaluka, and Nazmul Haque, 23, a worker of the filling station.

In Faridpur, the law enforcers arrested a man on charge of attempting to rape a minor girl at a village in Saltha upazila.

The accused is Akkas Matobbar, 55, a resident of the same area, said police.

In Sunamganj, a mobile court yesterday sentenced a youth to three months’ imprisonment for stalking a schoolgirl in Derai upazila, reports our Moulvibazar correspondent.

The convict is Habibur Rahman, 22, a resident of Bhorargaon village in the upazila.

In Cox’s Bazar, a court here yesterday sent a youth to jail in a case for raping a ninth grader in Chakaria upazila, reports our correspondent.

The accused is Abdur Rahim, 19, a resident of Chagirsha Kata area in the same upazila. He is a friend of the victim’s elder brother.

The rape incident took place on September 12.

On Tuesday night, Rahim was arrested following a case filed by the victim’s elder brother.


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