5 held over schoolgirl gang-rape in Dhaka


PV Desk : Police arrested five people in a case filed over gang-raping a class-IX girl in Uttarkhan area of Dhaka Thursday (August 10).

The arrestees were identified as– Sheikh Nayeem Hossain Anu, Ahadul Islam Ahad, Abul Kalam, Jahangir Alam and Apu Sarker, aged ranged from 18 to 28.

Uttarkhan Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Helal Uddin told Banglanews that Sheikh Nayeem Hossain Anu, 18, an acquaintance to the girl, took her to an under-construction building in Helal Market area by alluring when the girl was en route to her home returning from her sister’s house in Gazipur, at around 09:30pm Wednesday (August 9).

The four others had been staying there.

However, the five men then raped the girl till 02:30am Thursday, said the OC.

Later, they fled away leaving the girl senseless.

Hearing screams, patrol police rescued her from the spot and took to the police station.

On Thursday, the victim’s mother filed a case over the incident.