Friday, June 22, 2012
Bengali settler attempted to rape an indigenous girl in Rangamati
On 12 June, 2012, non-indigenous Bengali settler attempted to rape a 22-year old indigenous Jumma girl at district council’s mini-zoo of Hatchery area in Rangamati municipality.
It is learnt that, on that day in the morning, the victim was going to Banarupa to attend a computer class from her house, which is located at Vedvedi Juba Unnayan area . At around 8.30 am, when she reached at district council’s mini-zoo of Hatchery area alone, a Bengali settler named Nuruzzaman Munna (22) s/o Md. Shahjahan of Radio station area of Rangamati municipality caught her from back and started to molest her. Nuruzzaman Munna tried to drag her into the jungle. At that time, local Jumma villagers namely Bacchu Chakma and Nabin Sen Chakma rushed there while the victim was shouting. The villagers caught the culprit red handed and handed over to Kotwali police station.
The victim filed a case with Kotwali police station under Women and Children Oppression Prevention Act 2000 (amended in 2003).
source: Kapaeeng Foundation.
Posted by CHT NEWS UPDATE at 9:37 AM