Police have arrested three males over the gang-rape of a lady in Patuakhali’s Kuakata and one other man over the rape of a fifth-grader in Patgram of Lalmonirhat.
The three arrestees within the Kuakata incident included the alleged boyfriend of the 22-year-old girl and supervisor of a residential lodge within the city recognized for its sea seaside, the legislation enforcers mentioned.
A Patuakhali court docket despatched the trio to jail after they had been arrested in several areas of the district yesterday.
The arrests had been made after the lady filed a case towards the three males with Mahipur Police Station on Monday evening. The arrestees are her alleged boyfriend Roni Pada, 24, his good friend Mainul Islam, 20, and lodge supervisor Shahidul Islam, 35, mentioned Md Mizanur Rahman, inspector of the police station.
Quoting the sufferer, the police officer mentioned the lady, from Barguna’s Taltoli upazila, and Roni of Patuakhali’s Dashmina upazila began speaking on cell phone 10 to 15 days in the past. On Monday, Roni took her to the seaside after which to a room of the lodge the place he raped her.
Mainul, who can also be from Dashmina, additionally raped her with the assistance of Roni and the lodge supervisor, the inspector mentioned, quoting the sufferer.
The subsequent day, the lady managed to flee. She then went to Mahipur police and filed the case.
After the case was lodged, police launched drives and arrested the accused. They produced the arrestees earlier than Kalapara senior judicial Justice of the Peace court docket, which despatched them to jail, yesterday afternoon.
The girl was despatched to 250-bed Patuakhali Normal Hospital for medical assessments, mentioned police.
Within the Lalmonirhat incident, the fifth-grader was raped in her own residence in a village in Patgram upazila on Monday, mentioned police.
The alleged rapist, Rezwan Islam, 28, of Radhanath village of the upazila, has been arrested after the lady’s mom filed a case with Patgram Police Station, mentioned OC Sumar Kumar Mahanta of the police station.
Quoting the case assertion, police mentioned the sufferer was alone in her house on Monday afternoon when Rezwan raped her. Listening to her screams, locals rescued her however Rezwan managed to flee.
On info, police got here and despatched the lady to Patgram Upazila Well being Advanced.
Her mom alleged that Rezwan had lengthy been sexually harassing the lady. She demanded his exemplary punishment.
(Our correspondent in Patuakhali and Lalmonirhat contributed to the report)