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Indigenous Jumma girl raped in Longudu

June 16, 2011

A 13 year old JUMMA school girl has been raped in Atarokchara Union under Longudu Upazila in Rangamati district, reports banglanews24.com.

The police have arrested Ibrahim (30), the rapist.

Without mentioning the name of the victim, the news portal said the incident had taken place at 2pm when the girl was staying at her home along with her younger brother and sister.

Ibrahim tied her hands and feet and taped her mouth with a scarf, took her to a nearby jungle and then raped her.

Later, the villagers rescued the girl from the jungle.

They also caught Ibrabim and handed him over to the police.

Belayet Hossain Sikder, Officer-in-charge of Longudu police station, confirmed the veracity of the incident and said that the victim had been sent to Rangamati General Hospital for medical test.

He said a case had been filed under Suppression of Women and Child repression Act in this connection, adding that "the perpetrator would be produced before the court on Thursday."

courtesy: chtnews.com

Following is the report from New Age: 

Ethnic minority teenager raped in Rangamati, accused held

Our Correspondent . Rangamati

A 13-year-old ethnic minority girl was raped on Wednesday at north Yangchari under Longadu upazila in Rangamati.

The police arrested a man named Ibrahim, 27, on the basis of the victim’s statement.

According to local sources, the victim is a student of Class VII at the Senamoitry High School in Yangchari. On Wednesday, when she was returning home from the school, Ibrahim attacked and dragged her to a place beside a bamboo garden. He raped the teenager and then fled the scene. The inhabitants of the area came to the spot hearing her weeping. Her parents were not home at that time. After that the people of the area caught Ibrahim and handed him over to the police.

The father of the victim has filed a case with Longudu police station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000.

The investigating officer of the case, Shafaet Hosen, said Ibrahim was sent to Rangamati district jail. He also said the girl was sent to Rangamati Sadar Hospital for treatment and necessary tests accompanied by her guardians.


courtesy: New Age  http://newagebd.com/newspaper1/national/22782.html

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