News No. 90/2012, Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A JUMMA housewife has been raped in Nalkata village under Kobakhali Union
in Dighinala, Khagrachari district, sources have said, raising the number of women and girls raped in CHT since January this year to 12.
The 25-year old was raped by Md. Azhar, 25, son of Gofur Ali of North Milonpur in the same Union when she went up the hill nearby their house to herd their cows back to the barn.
Azhar, who lay in wait, grabbed her from behind and raped her. She was left unconscious and was recovered later by her husband Chittigulo Chakma.
Injury marks on her body suggest that she might have struggled to extricate herself from what many described as the ‘beast’.
The incident happened at about 2pm today.
She was at first admitted to Dighinala Upazila hospital but later shifted to Khagrachari district hospital.
The incident comes nearly one month after the rape of an 11-year old Tripura girl by a police constable in Dighinala on August 21.