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Thursday, January 10, 2013

An indigenous Chakma girl was abducted and raped by a Bengali miscreant in Savar, Dhaka

An indigenous Chakma girl was abducted and raped by a Bengali miscreant in Savar, Dhaka

9 January 2012

On 5th January 2013, a 12 year old indigenous Chakma girl was raped by a Bengali miscreant at Savar in Dhaka for consecutive three days after abduction.

It is reported that the victim went missing from Savar EPZ (Export processing Zone) area in Dhaka. After that, the victim’s relatives started looking for her nearby area of their residence , but could not find her anywhere. At a stage, the relatives filed a General Diary (GD) with Ashulia police station.

Some people from Chakma community suspected one guy namely Md. Towfique (27), an unemployed youth and ex-employee of Savar EPZ. Local source informed that once Md. Towfique asked to his Chakma friend whether there would be any problem if he takes a Chakma girl.  In suspecting, the victim’s relatives tried to contact with Md. Towfique, but failed first time because his mobile was disconnected. Later on, they were able to contact and took an appointment to meet him at Fantasy Kingdom area at Ashulia in Savar.

With the help of police, on 8 January 2013 at around 4:00 pm Md. Towfique was arrested from Fantasy Kingdom area, and on the basis of his information, the victim was rescued from a house nearby the Fantasy Kingdom. The victim was found very weak, and bleeding was continuing while she was rescued. On 9 January, she was taken to Dhaka Medical College hospital for treatment and medical test, and took her to Magistrate Court for her statement.

The victim was living at her relative Mrinal Chakma’s house at Savar in Dhaka. Victim said that the perpetrator Md. Towfique abducted her through treachery and seduction. She was forcefully raped by him during her captivity.