Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Jumma girl raped in Ashulia
News No. 03/2013, Wednesday, January 09, 2013

A JUMMA girl has been raped by a Bengali youth in Gazirchot area of Ashulia, some 24 kilometers north of Bangladesh capital Dhaka, sources say.

The 13-year old was abducted on 5 January and taken to a place near Tazrin Fashions Ltd. – the garment factory became known worldwide for the recent fire incident that killed 112 workers – and was raped.

Hailing from the village of Korollyachari under Maischari Union in Khagrachari district, she worked as a house maid in a Jumma house in Burir Bazaar of Ahsulia. She belongs to Chakma community, sources added.

The police rescued her yesterday from Pobnar Tek in Bhatail area and arrested the rapist.

He has been identified as Toufiq Islam from Barigaon of Goforgaon in Mymensing district.

She was first admitted to a hospital in Savar in critical condition and then sifted to Dhaka Medical College hospital for better treatment.

A case has been filed with Ashulia police station in this connection.

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