News No. 77/2012, Friday, September 07, 2012
A 16-YEAR old girl has been raped in Jaruliachari under Nakyongchari Upazila in Bandarban district, according to a news report published in Suprobhat Bangladesh today.
A case has been filed with the police in this connection, the daily added, but stopped short of revealing the victim’s identity including her ethnicity.
The incident happened at 12 noon on 2 September when Shamshul Alam, 36, son of Abdus Salam, and Monjur Alam, 22, son of Monu Mian of Jaruliachari attacked the girl while she was coming back home after tethering her cows up in the hill.
When she screamed for help, people from nearby areas rushed to the spot and rescued her.
Later at 6pm she lodged a complained with the police station against her assaulters on charge of rape.
On 5 September, the police arrested Shamshul Alam from Nakyongchari bazaar and sent him to the court.
Police Sub-inspector Mohammad Abul Kalam said, ‘The victim has gone through medical tests, and we’ll be able to confirm after DNA test, which is now underway.’
The police are conducting searches for the other accused, Monjur Alam, he added.