News No. 84/2012, Friday, September 14, 2012
A SCHOOL girl has been raped in Alikadam of Bandarban district, reports Suprobhat Bangladesh, a Bengali daily published from Chittagong, adding the culprit is alleged to have threatened the victim’s family to cover up the incident.
Police and victim’s family sources said that on Wednesday night, Md. Shohel, 20, had entered the house of late Sunil Mallik of Amtoli Ashraiyon Prokolpo in Alikadam Upazila and raped his daughter, a eighth grade student.
Shohel’s father’s name is Harun-ar Rashid.
The victim’s family further said a written complaint had been filed against Shohel on charges of committing rape and against his mother and brother for threats to kill them.
However Officer-in-charge (OC) of Alikadam police station Mohammad Hossain denied receiving any such complaint, saying ‘No complaint of rape has been made till the evening of Thursday.’
Local people said Shohel had been harassing the girl for the last four years.
‘The matter was reported to the local UP chairman as well as other village elders, and arbitration meetings were held more then once to settle the issue.’ they added.