Police arrest five over ‘gang-rape’ of housewife in Savar

Published: March 05, 2019 15:36:27 | Updated: March 06, 2019 11:38:29

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Five people were arrested in the early hours of Tuesday in connection with the ‘gang-rape’ of a housewife at Goailbari Machinepar in Ashulia of Savar.

The arrestees are Zafar Kazi, 22, Nazmul Hossain, 20, Shahidul Islam, 44, Raham Ali, 20, and Amir Hossain, 31.

Rizaul Haq Dipu, officer-in-charge of Ashulia Police Station, said a total of seven people took the housewife to an abandoned house on Monday night promising to give her good job. However, they raped her in turns throughout the night.

Later, the victim lodged a complaint with Ashulia Police Station in this regard, reports UNB.

Following the complaint, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested five of the alleged rapists, the OC said, adding that the victim was sent to the one-stop crisis centre of Dhaka Medical College Hospital for medical test.

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