Two held over gang-rape of RMG worker in Bandarban | Daily Star
06:08 PM, October 19, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:18 PM, October 19, 2020

Two held over gang-rape of RMG worker in Bandarban

Two people have been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a readymade garment factory worker in Bandarban.

The arrestees are Md Rafiq (25) and Md Zihad (18) of Langi Para area, said Md Sohag Rana, inspector (investigation) of Bandarban Sadar Police Station.

Police arrested them yesterday night after the victim filed a case with the police station in the evening on the same day accusing the two arrestees and one other person named Joynal for the rape, the police official said. Joynal is on the run, police added.

According to the case statement, Joynal called the woman to a hilly area in Langi Para on Saturday around 7:30pm.

Later Rafiq and Zihad reached the spot and the trio took turns raping the woman, Inspector Rana said quoting the case statement.

The accused persons also filmed the incident and threatened to release the video on social media if she disclosed the matter to anyone, the case statement added.

Police are trying to arrest the prime accused Joynal, the inspector added.

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